Top 10 Dishes That Are A Must On Your Wedding Menu
The Indian wedding is a grand affair, and with celebrations lasting for a couple of days, it’s no wonder that “food” occupies the centre stage in our wedding ceremonies. A big fat Indian wedding has a longer menu than a small eatery. Yes, our weddings are a feast for the eyes as well as the appetite. If you’re in the midst of planning your wedding menu, we can help you sort it out. As the top Indian wedding catering services provider in Gurgaon, we have curated a list of the top 10 must-have items on your wedding menu.
1: Dal Makhani
Everyone's favourite, this creamy lentils-based dish is the ultimate comfort food. Dripping with cream and butter, the richness of this dish is a super hit among guests of all ages. It occupies a prominent position in the wedding buffet at both North Indian and South Indian weddings. Best served with butter naan, roti or jeera rice.
2: Chicken Biryani
East, West, North or South – India stands united when it comes to flavourful biryani. Made by marinating juicy chunks of tender chicken in a melange of spices, biryani is a wholesome dish that needs no accompaniments other than the humble raita. This is a true bliss for non-vegetarians and a must-have on all wedding menus.
3: Amritsari Paneer Tikka
Why should the meat eaters have all the fun? Presenting you the delectable Amritsari paneer tikka. Cubes of freshly prepared paneer are tossed in ginger paste, garlic paste, gram flour, dried fenugreek leaves and carom seeds. The marinated paneer cubes are then cooked in a hot tandoor. A perfect starter you can pair this with a refreshing welcome drink as guests arrive.
4: Aloo Chaat
Is an Indian wedding even complete without indulging in plates of spicy chaat? Aloo chaat is world famous and is sure to get your guests lining up for hot plates. Made with a medley of potato-based snacks and tangy sauces, this one is certainly finger-likin good!
5: Pepper Mushroom Soup
A perfect appetiser, the pepper mushroom soup is perfect for all weathers. Slightly tangy, slightly spicy and meaty, this is the perfect starter for your wedding meal.
6: Lip-Smacking Parathas
“I ate too many parathas” - said no wedding guest ever. Parathas are the staple food in several cuisines. Slow-cooked in a hot tandoor, parathas are of several varieties – naan, kulcha, romali roti, chappathi, lacha, etc. Serve them with vegetarian or non-vegetarian curries for a filling meal.
7: Garlic Mushroom Fried Rice
This is a classic Indian-desi dish that is loved by kids. With oriental flavours and lightly spiced, we’re sure the little guests at your wedding will love this one.
8: Amba Khatta
Any great meal requires a lip-smacking chutney for the perfect ending. This sweet and tangy mango chutney is sure to delight the palate of your guests. It makes for a perfect accompaniment for the breads and parathas.
Skip the ice-creams and finish your wedding meal with crispy jalebis. Made with maida and sugar syrup, jalebis are a hot favourite among kids and adults. The hot spirals along with chilled rabri make for a perfect dessert.
Another sweet Indian dessert to finish the meal. Made with maida and semolina, these pancake styled sweets are deep-fried in ghee and then soaked in sugar syrup. They are usually served hot with rabri. The crispy outer edges with the sweet inners make this the perfect way to finish the meal.
Which of these dishes are you planning to include on your wedding menu?