Papdi Dhokli is an all-time favorite for people in Gujarat.  It has a sour and spicy taste with a tinge of sweetness in it.


Gujarati’s highly consume papdi in the winter season as it is a mostly seasonal vegetable. Other names for Papdi are field beans, broad beans in English and Val papdi, valor, sem ki phalli in other Indian languages.  Valor papdi is also part of many recipes in regions of Maharashtra and South India.

Even though it uses simple and common ingredients, it has a unique flavor.  Adding Dhoklis in the sabzi just enhances the taste of the dish way more because of the way it is cook.

This mouth-watering sabzi of papdi also has a high nutritious value. Papdi is very rich in iron and helps increase hemoglobin if consumed more on a daily basis.

Dhokli is an easy, delicious and healthy dish. Dhokli is also called as the Indian version of pasta. It is a versatile dish that is cooked with many vegetables. Dhoklis goes well with papdi or flats beans.

We can eat Papdi Dhokli on any occasion or any time of the day. One can serve Papdi Dhokli with phulkas or bajra rotis or jawar roti and accompany it with salads too.

Also, check out similar recipes like Papdi Muthiya and Kathiyawadi Dhokdi.