Indian Marriages- the most fun filled and exciting events of all. It’s been wisely said that ” the way to the heart of an Indian goes right through their stomach”. Indian weddings are famous for three things- food, food and food. It’s the famous catering and the delicious servings that make the guests happy-go-lucky and leaves an impression in their hearts with the amazing taste.

Deciding the menu calls for a proper round table meet and huge discussions as it is important to consider the preference of every member and th guests of the family. We believe that an Indian wedding is incomplete without good food, so we are here to help you deciding the best dishes starting from starters to desserts.

So, if you are wondering what to serve to your guests in the menu, fix the options right away:

1. Welcome Drink: Ever imagined a six on the opening ball? Welcome drinks are the same. A chilled mojito or a nutty shake is enough to kick start the party. You may choose water based or milk based coolers as a welcome drink. So, we suggest some subtle and refreshing coolers to please your guest.
● Fruit punch
● Virgin mojito
● Coconut crush
● Dry fruit shake
● Any mocktail preparation

2. Starters: Yes, food in a wedding is something that looks less even if it is more. You need to have some starters as well. Nearly 70% of your guests are going to have starters as dinner. So keeping a lots of them is must.
● Pani Puri
● Aloo tikki/ Agra Bhalla
● Dahi Bhalla
● Paneer stuffed moong chilla
● Afghani soya tikka
● Paneer tikka
● Veg seekh kebab
● Chilli garlic noodles
● Idli munchurian
● Honey chilli potato
● Baked stuffed mushrooms
● Neer Dosa with tomato rasam
● Pasta in mushroom sauce
● Peppy paneer pizza
● Veg frankie

3. Salads: An item that promotes digestion, and an important part of every meal. Salads have taken a fancy twist and are served in varieties now a days. Here are the best options for you.
● Sprouted Moong
● Apple Cucumber
● Beetroot and garlic salad
● Apple Capsicum salad
● Ceaser salad
● Cheese and pineapple salad
● Vegetables in lemony dressing.
● 3 bean salad
● Fruit salad

4. Soups: A meal without a soup is incomplete, which is not wise.
● Cream of tomato soup
● Cream of mushroom soup
● Lemon and coriander soup
● Makai shorba
● Palak shorba
● Mulligatawny soup
● Hot n sour soup

5. Accompaniments: Make all that snacking easier. Here is a quick list.
● Imli chutney
● Garlic chutney
● Mint and coriander chutney
● Papad
● Pickles

6. Dry veggies: Food is hard to ear without these mouth watering veggies.
● Stuffed Bhindi
● Tawa Veg
● Baby corn capsicum
● Veg Jalfrezi
● Jeera aloo
● Palak paneer
● Stir fried matar paneer
● Chennai chops
● Aloo baigan
● Fried arbi
● Stuffed capsicum and tomatoes
● Gobhi Musallam

7. Gravies/Curries: Curries add flavor to the meal. Just have some lip smacking gravies in your wedding menu.
● Paneer Angara
● Malai kofta
● Mushroom and corn curry
● Dum Aloo
● Chana Masala
● Sev Tamatar curry
● Mutter paneer
● Kaju curry
● Bhindi do pyaza
● Dahiwale aloo
● Bhare baghare baingan
● Navratan curry

8. Dal Preparations: Every other auntie or uncle will definitely search for daal at your wedding. So, don’t forget to add this in the wedding menu.
● Dal Makhani
● Dal Bukhara
● Dal tadka
● Dal panchmel
● Rajma Masala
● Punjabi Chhole

9. Rice Preparation: Indians are crazy for rice and every Indian meal is incomplete without rice.
● Jeera Rice
● Mutter Pulao
● Fried Rice
● Risotto
● Moroccan Pilaf
● Dum Biryani

10. Roti: There is no fun in having food without the right chapatti/roti in Indian platter. Here are the types of chapati that you can consider adding with the main menu.
● Puri
● Methi matar puri
● Naan (stuffed, garlic, butter)
● Missi Roti
● Tawa Roti
● Chapati/ Phulka
● Lacha paratha
● Luchi
● Bajra Rot

11. Desserts: Your guests are going to love our list of desserts.
● Gulab Jamun
● Rabri
● Kheer
● Badam Halwa/ Moong Halwa
● Brownies
● Pudding
● Blueberry cheese cake
● Tiramisu
● Icercream
● Motichoor Parfait
● Malai ghevar
● Shahi Tukda
● Basundi
● Falooda Kulfi
● Malpua

If you have some other dishes in your mind, do not hesitate to share with us. We would be more than happy to have your feedback.

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Happy Wedding 🙂


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