Top food dishes for an Indian wedding

Top food dishes for an Indian wedding

We all know that Indian weddings are never boring and are always a glamorous occasion. But a major factor of Indian weddings is definitely the food. It’s not an Indian wedding if there isn’t a huge plethora of tasty Indian foods and satisfied guests! So, if you are a couple that love Indian food and are desperate to include this type of deliciousness into your wedding menu, here are a couple of Indian wedding food dishes to consider for your big day!

  • Cocktail Kachori

    Cocktail Kachori is definitely a favourite Indian recipe, and is a huge feature in most North Indian wedding. Deliciously tasty, have a look at the recipes below, you will certainly want to add it to your wedding menu.

    Ingredients: 2 Tbp vegetable oil, ½ cup arhar ki daal, 1 ½ tsp salt, 1/8 tsp heeng, 2 tsp green chillies, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp khus khus, 2 tsp tamarind pulp, 2 tsp sugar, 1 cup maida, 3 tsp ghee oil, ¼ tsp baking powder, ½ tsp salt, oil for deep frying.

Instructions:

  1. Drain the dal and grind the coarsely

  2. Heat the oil and then add the jeera. After a couple of minutes add ginger, heeng, green chillies and saute.

  3. Add dal, garam masala, salt, chilli powder, couscous, coconut and saute until fried. Add roughly ¼ cup of water to this and cook through.

  4. Mix baking powder and salt into the maida and rub some oil into it. Rest and cover for roughly 15 minutes.

  5. Break pieces of roll and dough into small rounds. Pinch ½ of the edge and leave the centre thicker.

  6. Wet the pressed edges and place the ball in the centre.

  7. Deep fry the kachoris so they are cooked all the way through.

  • Mini Samosa

    Mini samosas are a huge hit to have at weddings because they are guaranteed to tickle everyone’s taste buds.

Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, 1 onion, 1 tsp red chilli powder, ¼ tsp garam masala powder, ¼ fennel seeds powder, 1/8 tsp turmeric powder, ¼ chaat masala, salt, 2 tsp oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 tsp chopped coriander, 8 sheets of spring roll pastry, 2 tbsp maida.

Instructions

  1. Keep the pastry level at room temperature for around 30 minutes before the rest of your preparation. Meanwhile, boil the potatoes and heat the kadai with oil and jeera.

  2. Add finely chopped onion and the now cooked potatoes. Add every masala powder and salt and water.

  3. Mix well and fry for around 2 minutes

  4. Transfer to a service bowl and mix maida with water so it’s a pate.

  5. Cut the paste in into 4 equal strips, paint the paste and fill with the ingredients prepared.

  6. Seal by pinching the edges and then fry in a medium flame.

  7. When golden colour serve the samosas to your guests and enjoy!

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