Friday 7 September 2012

Thai Green Mango Salad ~ Som Tum ma muang

Thai Mango salad, tropical sharp and tangy mango balanced with sweet coconut in a sweet and sour and spicy dressing.


I large green mango
60g / 2oz fresh grated coconut
2 red chillies cut into thin strips
1 red sweet pepper cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander leaves
1 small red sweet onion cut into very thin slices


1 tablespoon soya sauce(replacing fish sauce)
1 tablespoon sweet Thai chilli sauce(replacing shrimp paste
1/2 teaspoon red chilli flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 red chilli finely chopped


1. Peel the mango and remove the stone, using a mandolin slice the mango into long thin ribbons (alternately you can grate it or cut it into juliennes) Add it to a large bowl.
2. Add the red chilli, red pepper, half the coriander , onion  and half the coconut to the mango and toss well.
3. Add all the ingredients in the dressing list to a jar with a screw top and mix well.
4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.
5. Transfer the salad to a serving dish and garnish with remaining coconut and coriander.

You may like:
Thai Raw Papaya Salad


  1. lolz the name of this salad..sounds like som, mangal and budh :-P
    salad looks so lovely..sure to try soon or maybe will visit you !!

  2. Very nice recipe. Manogo recipes are my favorite.

  3. delicious flavourful salad looks wonderful

  4. very sweet and tangy salad...superb...

  5. absolutely love this salad. looks perfect for the summer.

  6. Yummy,delicious and inviting salad.

  7. This is such an exotic dish. Love the idea of adding fresh mango and fresh coconut together with all those spices.

  8. Oh yummy! I love Thai food and as I'm embarking on vegetarianism I'll be bookmarking this one!

    Now I am doubly happy to have met you at BlogCamp - not only are you lovely but you have a tonne of great recipes I can now follow!

  9. Soundss lovely this thanks! x

  10. Fantastic recipe, can't wait to make it! (:


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