In recent times nothing can be more fancy and extravagant than an Indian wedding followed by a reception. Indian wedding reception is not an easy task, when you choosing the menu. You always need to known about the favorites and preferences of your guests also remember that there should not be a dearth of the food that you provide.
The organizers of the reception should take special care in selecting what they will be serving as appetizers. This is a thumb rule because what you offer as appetizers will serve as the first impression on your guests and you would inevitably want this first impression to be the best one. It is most important to remember that Indians can fill their stomachs and relish their palates only with the help of appetizers. So to serve a scrumptious meal of delicacies is the foremost thing a wedding planner must remember while sketching the menu for appetizers.
You can plan to serve your guests in a cocktail manner, their finger food or canapÃ© would probably be the best option. You could serve them a wide range of dishes starting from Samosas, Aloo Tikki, Chicken Tikka, Seekh Kebab, Spring rolls, Paneer Tikka, Tandoori Shrimp with a dip and many more. Nowadays you can plan to go in for a buffet style since that seems to be more of the trend, you could have a number of options like the Malai Chicken, Chicken Tikka, Reshmi Kebab, and Haryali Tikka. You could also serve up some savory vegetarian dishes like aloo tikki chaat, paapdi chaat, fish pakora, cheese pakora, chicken pakora, lamb and shrimp cutlets.
If dinner is going to be served late, then you must be able to offer a wide range of appetizers to your guests and they should be filling because you surely would not want your guests to go hungry on such a celebrative occasion. The best and most viable option will be to serve a buffet style dinner than the traditional way where all guests are made to sit and then the waiters come serving the different dishes one by one.
When you do go in for the buffet style, try out something a little different. Maybe if you spread an assortment of salads such as: chicken Hawaiian, Russian, green, fruit, crab and asparagus, Caesar salad, Greek salad, Macaroni, Panzanella many more.
One of the best parts, you should definitely have a mix of sweet and sour, meat and vegetables. If you want more meat in your menu, you could option for something like a Fish curry, Butter Chicken, Chicken Tikka Masala, Goat Curry, Lamb curry, Mutton Rogan josh, Kadai Chicken and Chicken Lababdar. You want to include vegetarian dishes in your main course, you could choose from preparations like Palak Paneer, Kadai Paneer, or some Paneer tikka masala. You could also include sweet dishes like the Shahi Paneer, Malai Kofta and savory dishes like Daal Makhani, Tawa vegetables, Channa Masala, Aloo Jeera and Baigan Patiala.
One of the best things is that menu should be well planned and appropriately served. Your guests can have a pass some wonderful time during the reception and always cherish the moment and the food for years to come.