10 dishes that you cannot escape at an Indian wedding

1. Scrumptious wedding affair!

Scrumptious wedding affair!

In India, a wedding is more than the holy union of two people. It is an opportunity to celebrate and indulge. For Indians, no celebration is complete without guests, music, dance, lights, dazzling clothes and the most important of all, loads and loads of scrumptious foods. For the guests too, the first thing that comes in the mind seeing an invitation card is the food. In fact, often the looks of the card is used in gauging the quality of food that is likely to be served at the wedding. The party thrown at a wedding remains etched in the memory of the invitees forever and mostly, the social status of the hosts are decided on the basis of the delicacies they offer. If you think you have a choice in taking your pick at the party, you will be surprised to know that despite the various counters at the venue, you will find the same dishes haunting you at every wedding. You guessed it right- it has to be Pani Poori, Chicken Butter Masala, Biryani, Jalebi, Gulab Jamun, Dal Makhni, Tikka, Malpua always. Read to know the 10 Indian dishes you cannot escape if you happen to be a guest at an Indian wedding.

2. Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani: Made with lentils, red kidney beans, cream and butter, this dal is undoubtedly everyone’s favourite when it comes to weddings. The richness of this recipe and its flavourful taste has made this dal recipe a hit at weddings and parties in both North and South India. Dal Makhani is best teamed with Naan, missi roti or jeera rice.

3. Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken: Butter Chicken is one of the most popular Indian chicken dishes. Typically served with roti, naan or pulao, butter chicken recipe is made with a rich and creamy tomato gravy With rich tomato gravy and butter floating on top of it, this non-vegetarian recipe goes really well with breads of all kinds such as naans, rumali rotis and even tandoori chapatis. You can also pair this with any raita of your choice. Try it and relish the burst of Indian flavours!

4. Amritsari Paneer Tikka

Amritsari Paneer Tikka

Amritsari Paneer Tikka: Amritsari Paneer Tikka is a flavourful dish as it looks and will be loved by people of all age groups! Amritsari Paneer Tikka is a delectable vegetarian recipe prepared with paneer, dried fenugreek leaves, garlic paste, ginger paste, carom seeds, and gram flour. You can pair this tikka recipe with your choice of drink and it will be the best time you will have while having any appetizer. Try this Punjabi recipe and enjoy with your loved ones!

5. ​Jalebi

​Jalebi

Jalebi: Jalebi is a popular Indian dessert made with maida and sugar syrup. Served during weddings, this dessert recipe is loved not just by kids but adults too. The crisp sugary spirals taste brilliant when served piping hot along with chilled rabri. Try this delicious recipe.

6. Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer: This North Indian recipe can be best enjoyed with roomali roti, butter naan and jeera rice. Cooked using paneer, yoghurt, milk, onion and a melange of spices. Creamy, aromatic and rich in taste, this is one of the best paneer recipes that can be cooked in wedding parties. Try it!

7. ​Gulab Jamun

​Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun: Gulab Jamun is a quintessential Indian sweet made during special occasions like weddings. It needs some basic ingredients like khoya, milk and sugar and unlike Rasgulla which needs to be cooked with a lot of care, Gulab Jamun can be prepared easily and pairs well with a number of dishes like samosa, kachoris and even custards and ice-creams.

8. Pineapple Raita

Pineapple Raita

Pineapple Raita: Pineapple Raita is made with chopped pineapple, thick curd and spices, this sweet yet savoury side dish will definitely give an unexpected twist to the main course.Try it.

9. ​Mutton Biryani

​Mutton Biryani

Mutton Biryani: This non-vegetarian recipe is prepared by marinating mutton in a melange of spices like cumin powder, coriander powder and star anise powder and is assorted with cooked rice. A perfect main dish recipe, this biryani is best served hot with raita for a tempting dinner, and is a true bliss for non-veg lovers.

10. Malpua

Malpua

Malpua: Prepared with maida and semolina, this is a quick dessert recipe that you can make for your loved ones. These small pancakes are fried in ghee and then dunked in sugar syrup. This is usually served with rabri but you can also eat malpuas without it. This easy and quick recipe makes soft and fluffy pancakes with crisp outer edges.

11. Golgappa Bhel Puri

Golgappa Bhel Puri

Golgappa Bhel Puri: Golgappa Bhel Puri is a North Indian chaat recipe which is made by combining the two most famous street snacks, Golgappa and Bhel puri. It is an ideal snack recipe for people who love spicy chaat!

 

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