Indian weddings are all about glitz, drama, entertainment and oh-so-tasty food. No doubt most of us attend wedding ceremonies for that lip-smacking food, isn’t it? We are guilty too. Food is the most important part of an Indian wedding. Yummy, mouth-watering delicacies, finger-licking appetizers – so rich and so flavourful we just drool thinking of it.
Planning the wedding alone is a task in itself, choosing the wedding food that suits everybody’s tastebuds and matches well with your wedding theme is another tedious task. Don’t worry, we have got you covered here is a list of a few delicacies that will make your guests praise your blissful nuptials.
This is a great starter for your wedding menu. Dahi Ke Kebab is the best dish loved by North Indians. The famous Dahi Ke Kebab is from the Mughlai-influenced Awadhi cuisine of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. In India, they are largely part of the Mughlai cuisine. These Rajasthani kebabs made with yoghurt are mouth-meltingly soft on the inside and crisp on the surface. All wedding menus must include Dahi Ke Kebab, which is rich in flavour and texture and is typically served with mint sauce.
Love makhani flavours? Go for Makhmali Soya Chaap. The most well-liked imitation of meat in India, particularly in the northern states, is soya chaap due to its distinctive texture and mouthfeel. To make Makhmali Soya Chaap, soft, juicy soy chunks are marinated in tandoori masala, then put on skewers and cooked over an open flame. This succulent and spicy dish is a must-have on your wedding food menu since it will please all of your taste buds.
Indian weddings are incomplete without paneer. Who doesn’t enjoy the flavour of grilled and roasted paneer (cubes of Indian cottage cheese)? This restaurant-style dish is very popular and loved by many. Yoghurt, spices, and cream are used to marinate the cottage cheese cubes in this flavorful meal, which is then roasted on a charcoal barbecue. Even the most hard-core non-vegetarians would fall in love with Paneer Banjara when it is served with tart mint chutney.
The cream cheese crostini is a healthy, fresh and delicious starter dish. Your diet-friendly guests will dig this tasty appetizer with all love. Cream cheese and caramelized onion are toasted on sliced Italian baguette bread which gives it a unique fresh flavour. This modern dish is perfect to give a dash of complementary touch to your wedding food menu with lots of cheese.
Bursting with the delicious flavour of the cheese in every bite, these fries are bite-sized and easy to handle. It has a perfect blend of herbs, spices and global flavours with humble cheese fries that adds flavourful accents to the dish. These salty fries are given a kick and contrast by a wonderful sauce made with lemon and chile. Serve these as an appetiser, side dish or bar snack to share.
Who doesn’t love tikkas and that too on a stick? This Indian chicken dish includes marinated chicken pieces grilled over charcoal. Murg Malai Tikka is grilled chicken with ginger, garlic, green peppers, cream cheese, coriander stalk, and cardamom. This chicken tikka is smothered in a wet rub of yoghurt, warm spices, and fresh herbs. The fusion of flavours sates your tastebuds and is a good dose of protein.
A luxurious Indian wedding should have mutton seekh kebabs on its wedding food menu. The authentic Mutton Kebab is served as an appetiser or snack and is made from the best cuts of lamb which are perfectly spiced. This traditional dish of kebab is soft, juicy, and lush, and must be tried. The best accompaniment of mutton seekh kebab is spicy pudina chatni.
Juicy chicken is sauteed on a high flame, rolled in pastry sheets, and then served with a sweet hot-red-chilli sauce. These are a convenient size and add a touch of exquisiteness to your wedding food menu. They are very spicy and an add-on for spicy food lovers.
A finger-licking non-vegetarian recipe, wasabi prawns have a sweet but tangy taste. A fusion of sweet and spicy flavours this mouthwatering seafood dish will be a great addition to your wedding food menu. This dish is the perfect appetizer. Adding prawns to your wedding food menu will accent your nuptials.