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7 Wedding Snack Ideas Your Wedding Guests Will Love

Planning your wedding's food menu? Here are some ideas for the perfect starters.

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Indian weddings are renowned for their lavish feasts and mouth-watering cuisine. Indian weddings provide a wide range of delectable alternatives for guests to choose from, including hearty curries and biryanis, sweet sweets, and hydrating drinks. Yet no wedding feast would be complete without a variety of delectable appetisers to start the dinner. The wedding’s food menu is perhaps the most critical part of the event (especially for guests) and we’ve broken down starters for you with this thorough wedding starter list.

wedding starter list

Samosas are a traditional snack that are included on practically any list of wedding starters. Deep-fried till crispy and golden brown and consist of triangular pockets of dough stuffed with a spicy potato, pea, and onion combination. They frequently come with tamarind or mint chutney for dipping. What would an Indian wedding snack list be without the delicious samosa?

wedding starter list

Another well-liked starter frequently offered as an Indian wedding snack is the pakoda. The best bit? You can ask your caterer to get creative and create a variety of pakodas as part of the wedding menu. From vegetables like onions, potatoes, or cauliflower to even more exotic ones like avocado, mushrooms, and babycorn. Take some inspiration from the Japanese tempura and have a variety of pakodas on your wedding starter list to create some buzz among guests.

wedding starter list

If you’re looking for Indian wedding food stall ideas, you’ve got to have a chaat counter! Have a chaat corner at your engagement or reception, and it’ll definitely be a hit. Chaat is an Indian wedding snack favourite, and the papdi chaat is not only delicious but also looks like a rich snack to have on the menu. The flavours and textures of sweet, sour, and spicy work perfectly together. Your wedding starter list is incomplete without some papdi chaat, trust us.

wedding starter list

A common North Indian snack known as dahi bhalla is created with lentil fritters that have been dipped in yoghurt and topped with chutneys and spices. The urad and moong dals are combined to make the fritters, which are then cooked until the outside is crispy and the centre is soft. Following a yoghurt and spice soak, they are served chilled with tamarind chutney and mint chutney. This must feature on your wedding food menu.

wedding starter list

The popular starter chicken tikka is made by marinating chicken pieces in yoghurt and spices, grilling them until they are juicy and tender, then serving them. They frequently come with tamarind or mint chutney for dipping. All non-vegetarians go crazy when they see this item on the wedding starter list.

wedding starter list

Paneer, a popular item among vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike, is used to make paneer tikka, a vegetarian alternative to chicken tikka. The paneer is grilled until it is slightly charred and smoky after being marinated in a yoghurt and spice combination. It frequently comes with tamarind or mint chutney for dipping.

wedding starter list

With mashed potatoes and spices, aloo tikki is a well-liked North Indian dish. After being formed into patties, the potatoes are cooked until crispy and golden. They are frequently served with chutneys like tomato ketchup, mint chutney, or tamarind chutney.

Wedding planning can be frantic, chaotic and beautiful all at the same time. Food at a wedding is the most crucial step to ensure your guests have a good time, here’s a wedding food guide to make this step a whole lot easier.

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