I enjoy pickle stuffed chillies but is not easy to get nice green papayas. Often ended up buying papaya that was half-ripe or too soft for grating even though it looked emerald green outside. I finally got a nice fruit from my colleague who owns a papaya tree.
Peel off the skin and grate the papaya finely. Rub with salt and squeeze out the juices completely. Dry the grated papaya under the hot sun till completely dry. Pound 3 to 4 candlenuts (can be bought at Seng Siong Supermarket) with soaked dried shrimp till fine. Fry the shrimp mixture in oil till fragrant and add in the dried papaya strips. Season with salt and sugar. Dish aside and let cool completely.