26 May 2022 | by Captain Joe


Indian wedding is synonymous with great food. It is a celebration of the union of two souls, with lots of food and lots of fun. It’s a place where families and friends meet to celebrate and to mingle with other guests. It is also a place where the couple can relax and take a well-deserved break from the stresses and strains of everyday life.

So getting your wedding catering right is important. Captain Joe is your trusted wedding catering in Delhi, with years of experience dishing out mouth-watering dishes and creating memorable events.

We bring you a list of 15 must have dishes for your Indian wedding menu. These dishes have been carefully curated and are sure to be a hit with your guests. When you choose us for your wedding catering in Delhi, we will help you create a menu that will include these mouth-watering dishes and more.

1. Kebab Platter

This Persian delicacy is sure to win many a hearts. It comprises juicy kebabs, succulent tandoori chicken, shish kebab, kebab with chickpeas, and a tasty dollop of yoghurt. Each roll is a combination of a choice of meat (mutton, lamb, beef, chicken or veal) and the type of breading (flour, cornmeal or panko). It is made from a blend of spices, herbs, marinades and sauces — it couldn’t be easier.

2. Shorba

Shorba or soup is a staple in most Indian wedding menus. The best part is that it is made from ingredients that are easily available and can be prepared in advance. Whether you want a simple vegetable shorba or a creamy chicken one, Captain Joe has you covered. We are your partner for a great wedding catering in Delhi.

3. Biryani

Biryani is a central part of an Indian wedding menu. Both the veg & non-veg versions are sure to be a hit. The meat is cooked in a rich, flavorful sauce while the rice is cooked with aromatic spices. You can choose to add vegetables, nuts, raisins or fruits to the rice to make it more delicious. It is a perfect marriage of spices and rice.

4. Butter Chicken

Its name and fame have spread as far as Japan. This delightful dish is made with a blend of chosen spices, herbs and marinades. It is very popular in the North Indian state of Punjab, and you will find it frequently on wedding menus. It gets its name from the rich, creamy nature of its sauce and its golden hue.

5. Paneer Jalfarezi

This vegetarian favorite makes a great combo with butter naan or plain rice. It is a delicious and nutritious dish that is creamy and aromatic. It is so rich and flavorful that you will never believe it is low fat. It uses a complex blend of aromatics to give it a distinctive flavor.

Our chefs bring in years of experience to make sure that the food in your wedding menu is delicious and healthy. We are Captain Joe, your one stop shop for all your Indian wedding catering in Delhi.

6. Paneer Tikka

Continuing with the vegetarian theme, another paneer dish to try is paneer tikka. Succulent paneer, marinated in a rich creamy yogurt marinade, is skewered and grilled to perfection in a traditional tandoor. The tandoori marinade gives it a unique flavor and aroma. It can make a great entree.

7. Dal Bukhara

How can we not have our staple lentils in our wedding menu? Dal Bukhara is a zesty dish made with lentils and spices. It makes a great side dish for your rice or butter rotis. It is mildly spiced and is a favorite with elders and kids. It is a great dish to try if you are looking for a simple, quick and healthy dish to include in your wedding menu. As the best wedding catering in Delhi, we stand by this savoury dish.

8. Garlic Mushroom Fried Rice

Let's blend in some Pan-Asian cuisine to your wedding menu. This rice dish is so full of flavor and aroma. It is pretty easy to prepare and is delightfully palatable for all age groups. Pair it up with some Manchurian gravy, and you have a winner.

9. Idiyappam

This is a classic Tamilian breakfast dish that is a must-try. Made with a simple rice flour and steamed to perfection, a spicy vegetable korma or mutton gravy pairs well with it.

10. Vangi Bath

From Karnataka, this fragrant rice dish made with brinjal and coconut is sure to make a memorable addition to your wedding menu. It is a quick and easy recipe and a great way to make your guests feel at home.

Our chefs are well-trained in every cuisine and offer the best wedding catering in Delhi. Plan your wedding menu with us to get the best food for your memorable day.

11. Chaats

Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Papdi Chaat, Raj Kachori, Dahi Bhalle - Do we need to go on? Chaats are one of the most popular street foods in India and your guests wouldn't say no to a plate of these. You can set up a chaat stall at your wedding and let your guests indulge.

12. Gajar ka Halwa

Moving on to desserts, Indian wedding menu would not be complete without this sweet. Soft on the palate and rich with the flavor of ghee, this yummy dessert will take your guests back to their childhood.

13. Jalebis

Put up a jalebi stand right next to your chaat stall and your guests will be licking their fingers for more. Jalebis have traversed from a street food to a wedding staple. These crispy fried treats are a sure-fire way to impress your guests.

Our team is well-versed with setting up the dining area to accommodate different stalls and stands. By working with us, you will be getting the best wedding catering in Delhi for your D-Day.

14. Kulfi

Popular Indian dessert, kulfi is a creamy frozen dessert made with milk. Available in different flavors, let your guests indulge in this yummy dessert and experience a piece of their childhood.

15. Mango Lassi

A refreshing dessert, mango lassi is made with fresh mango and creamy yoghurt. Your guests will love this on a hot summer's day. You can also serve this at your wedding and let your guests have a taste of home.

These are only our top 15 dishes for your wedding menu. Indian wedding menu is no longer restricted to a particular region and has gone truly national; sometimes, International too. At Captain Joe, we take our cooking seriously and have a team of chefs who are passionate about their work. As the leading wedding catering in Delhi, our clients have the option of choosing from a wide range of dishes - be it Indian or International.

Give us a ring today and we will help you plan your Indian wedding menu with much fun and excitement.

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