Delicious Indian Wedding Food Menu Lists and Ideas

A wedding is incomplete without good food so it is highly important to have a few best wedding menu ideas up your sleeves that you can execute to create the perfect wedding platter for your guests. It is very simple to create an Indian wedding menu idea and yet the most complex thing to do. But how do we create it?

Read this article to fix your wedding menu issue and find the best food items to serve to your guests. You can pick your preferred cuisines from the list given below according to your theme of the wedding and everything else. Create a mindblowing platter and do not forget to share it in the comments section below.

Indian Wedding Menu Ideas

1. Cool Beverages

Cool Beverages

First of all, I will list the cool beverages that you can serve to your guests to beat the heat they will be traveling in. However, if the dates of the wedding don’t torture your guests with the heat, then you can skip to the second part where I will share some popular options for hot beverages.

  • Aam Panna
  • Jaljeera
  • Masala Buttermilk
  • Coconut Water
  • Sugarcane Juice
  • Sweet Lassi
  • Nimbu Paani Or Lemonade
  • Watermelon juice
  • Imli Dhaniya Ka Sharbat
  • Brunch Punch
  • Watermelon-Cucumber Crush
  • Iced Tea
  • Cold Coffee With Icecream
  • Mojitos
  • Pina Colada
  • Thandai
  • Watermelon Juice
  • Mixed Fruit Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Pineapple Juice

2. Hot Beverages

Hot Beverages
Hot Beverages

Now that we are through with the options for cold beverages, let us see what we can bring on the table for hot beverages. These are really important in case you are looking forward to getting married in the winter season or you have a function at night to keep everybody warm.

  • Vanilla Chai Latte
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Good Old Coffee
  • Masala Chai
  • Caramel Mocha

3. Vegetarian Starters

Vegetarian Starters
Vegetarian Starters

Starters and appetizers are that stage of the meal that is looked forward to by everyone, especially kids. If you have plans to serve alcohol, then it is even more important to have the right set of appetizers to go with that. So, you need to make sure that the starter’s menu card is on point. Below we have mentioned the Indian wedding menu ideas vegetarian.

  • Pani Puri
  • Tomato Soup
  • Falafel
  • Dahi Vada
  • Paneer Tikka
  • Dal Vada
  • Paneer 65
  • Veg Kabab Seekh
  • Bread Rolls
  • Hara Bhara Kabab
  • Veg Kofta
  • Veg Momos
  • Spring Rolls
  • Idli Fry
  • Veg Cutlet
  • Paneer Manchurian
  • Mushroom Manchurian
  • Gobi Manchurian
  • Veg Manchurian
  • Palak Chaat
  • Corn Chaat
  • Aloo Chaat
  • Tandoori Aloo Tikka
  • Palak Pakoda
  • Masala Papad
  • Papdi Chaat
  • Chilli Paneer Dry
  • Aloo Tikki
  • Mumbai Ragda Patties
  • Mini Samosa
  • Cocktail Kachori
  • Dhokla
  • Besan Chilla
  • Tokri Chaat
  • Cheese Balls
  • Tandoori Pineapple
  • Tandoori Gobi
  • Tandoori Aloo
  • Soya Chap Achari
  • Paneer Finger
  • Corn Kebab
  • Dahi Ke Kebab

4. Non Vegetarian Starters

Non Vegetarian Starters
Non Vegetarian Starters

If you wish to host a vegetarian wedding then you should skip this one but if your guests would love to have a section for non vegetarian starters, then here are some of the best snacks that can be prepared with chicken, mutton and fish.

  • Chicken 65
  • Tandoori Chicken
  • Shrimp Pakora
  • Reshmi Kabab
  • Chicken Lollipop
  • Chicken Manchurian
  • Chicken Nuggets
  • Chicken Pakora
  • Dry Chicken Ghee Roast
  • Shami Kabab
  • Chicken Tikka Kebab
  • Chilli Chicken Dry
  • Chilli Fish Dry
  • Chilli Prawns Dry
  • Tandoori Fish Tikka
  • Garlic Chicken Recipe
  • Lemon Starters
  • Lemon Pepper Fish
  • Mutton Fry
  • Popcorn Chicken
  • Prawns Fry
  • Mutton Kabab
  • Tangdi Kabab
  • Murg Afgani Tikka
  • Murg Afgani Tikka
  • Murg Malai Tikka
  • Chicken Cheese Balls
  • Lemon Chicken
  • Chicken Seekh Kebab
  • Mutton Seekh Kebab
  • Mutton Galouti
  • Mutton Burra
  • Chicken Tangry Kebab

5. Vegetarian Indian Main Course

Vegetarian Indian Main Course
Vegetarian Indian Main Course

Let us jump on to the main course now and begin with the vegetarian section first. Here are some of the best vegetarian dishes that you must consider serving your guests. It has options for both, dry sabji and gravy items to join your main course party.

  • Roasted Whole Cauliflower Tikka
  • Paneer Butter Masala
  • Paneer Tikka Masala
  • Aloo Matar
  • Chana Masala
  • Achari Bhindi
  • Chana Dal Recipe
  • Tawa Paneer
  • Punjabi Dum Aloo
  • Rajma Masala
  • Punjabi Kadhi Pakora
  • Malai Kofta
  • Palak Paneer
  • Shahi Paneer
  • Dal Fry
  • Kashmiri Dum Aloo
  • Baingan Bharta
  • Bharwa Bhindi 
  • Gatte Ki Sabzi
  • Kadai Mushroom
  • Punjabi Chole – Chickpeas Curry
  • Vegetable Jalfrezi
  • Kadhai paneer
  • Paneer Lababdaar
  • Punjabi Kadhi Pakora
  • Mix Vegetable
  • Gobhi Keema Matar
  • Palak Corn
  • Special Sarson Ka Saag
  • Dal Makhani
  • Yellow Dal Tadka 
  • Mattar Pulao
  • Veg. Biryani
  • Kashmiri Pulao
  • Jeera Rice
  • Veg. Pulao

6. Non Vegetarian Indian Main Course

Non Vegetarian Indian Main Course
Non Vegetarian Indian Main Course

If you also want to add non-vegetarian fun to your main course party, then go ahead and have a look at the heavenly dishes from this list. Trust me, if your guests would like non-veg gravies, then there could be no better list than this as it has all the common meats and seafood options.

  • Egg Curry
  • Egg Butter Masala
  • Egg Kurma
  • Egg Masala
  • Egg Roast
  • Rogan Josh
  • Mutton Curry
  • Prawn Curry
  • Chicken Shawarma
  • Butter Chicken
  • Chicken Butter Masala
  • Chicken Keema
  • Chicken Kurma
  • Chicken Masala
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Kadai Chicken
  • Pepper Chicken Recipe
  • Mutton Korma
  • Achari Chicken
  • Chicken Korma
  • Chicken do Pyaza
  • Chilli Chicken Gravy
  • Mutton Rara
  • Mutton Korma
  • Fish Curry
  • Chicken Biryani

7. Indian Breads

Indian Breads
Indian Breads

Can our curries go without bread? Being from Indian origin where multiple cultures came and went, we have a huge variety of breads that go along with various vegetables mentioned in the vegetarian and non-vegetarian section. Here is the list of the most popular breads:

  • Chapati
  • Parotta
  • Paratha
  • Naan
  • Puri
  • Bhatura
  • Bhakri
  • Phulka
  • Laccha Paratha
  • Tandoori Roti
  • Pudina Parantha
  • Green Puri
  • Missi Roti
  • Kulcha

8. Dessert


Dessert is the cherry on the cake of main and how can we not give it special attention? So, here are some of the suggestions taken from the entire globe while keeping it local to suit Indian wedding themes.

  • Gulab Jamun
  • Jalebi
  • Kheer/ Payasam
  • Shrikhand
  • Gajar Ka Halwa
  • Rasmalai
  • Ghevar
  • Pistachio Praline Raspberry Parfait
  • Chocolate Praline with hazelnut Parfait
  • Rasgulla
  • Kulfi
  • Qubani ka Meetha
  • Basundi
  • Balushahi
  • Mysore Pak
  • Badam Ka Halwa
  • Moong Dal Ka Halwa
  • Strawberry Soufflé
  • IceCream
  • Doughnuts
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Cheesecake


This was the complete list of best wedding menu ideas that you must go through before picking the right food item for your wedding menu list. Share this with your groom and family members so that they can share their suggestions and you can come up with the best possible wedding menu.

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