Here is our Som Tam (Som Tum) recipe. My mother and aunts would make this when I was young, and then later we just bought it at the food stall since there are so many good ones in my hometown of Sisaket in Isaan! In Isaan we make our Som Tam VERY spicy. Ped-ped, we call it. My husband calls it “Som Tam Ped Silop-silai” because it’s so spicy that you might fall down into a coma. It does get spicy in Sisaket… Feel free to cut down the number of chili peppers you use!
If you want to see my Som Tam recipe in another language click link: