6 Indian Wedding Food Trends to Look Out For; From Food Trucks to DIY Dishes and More!

   |  Updated: September 25, 2017 17:35 IST

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6 Indian Wedding Food Trends to Look Out For; From Food Trucks to DIY Dishes and More!
Highlights
  • Wedding extravaganza has commenced
  • The myriad options for wedding delicacies are a treat to the eyes too
  • Thanks to food experts who apply science to produce delectable dishes
Wedding extravaganza has commenced and the exciting days to wear gorgeous outfits and feast on an unending menu of multi-cuisine delicacies are here and we couldn't be more excited. With changing times, a lot has changed when it comes to décor as well as food. The myriad options for wedding delicacies are not only a treat to the taste buds but to the eyes too. People are experimenting with different foods that are sure to sizzle one's palate. Last year, we saw Indian weddings giving way to live counters, however, looks like it is more than just buffet spreads and live counters for 2017.

Gone are the days, when people had a minimal list of dishes to offer to their guests. Here are the newest Indian wedding food trends that you will witness in the upcoming wedding season -



1. Food on Wheels



Meal on wheels is a popular food trend that seems to have taken the wedding planners by storm. Adding a touch of 'quirky' to your weddings, food trucks offer an array of dishes on your platter. From serving Indian chaats, Tandoori Chicken, kebabs and rolls to popular International dishes like sushi, mini burgers, pizzas and more, you can let your wedding caterers know your needs and the job will be duly done. Food Trucks are most popularly doing rounds in Metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Delhi.
 

foodrath food truckMeal on wheels is a popular food trend that seems to have taken the wedding planners by storm​
 
2. Healthy Eating

Considering a shaadi is meant for indulgence, there are some who are going the healthy way and serving equally delicious and lip-smacking healthy foods to keep up the celebrations. From gourmet salads, wraps and rolls made with healthy grains, to flourless noodles and cakes, mock meats and more, these dishes are sure to bowl you over. So anyone on a diet can now simply go and munch on healthy foods without having to worry about extra calories the next day.
 

salads 625Considering a shaadi is meant for indulgence, there are some who are going the healthy way​
 
3. Unconventional Desserts

Move over jalebi and ice cream, and taste unconventional, creative and innovative Indian inspired desserts like Motichoor Cheesecakes, Gulkand Cupcakes, Malai Paneer Pudding and even popular International desserts to suit your sweet tooth.
 

gulab jamun cheesecakeMove over jalebi and ice cream and taste these desserts Photo Credit: Instagram/thegannetgoddess

4. Eye-Striking Plating



Your eyes decide what you want to eat; hence these beautiful and elegant plating will instantly make you fall in love. You don't need fancy delicacies to attract your guests, but simple ones to unleash the foodie in your guests. From combining different flavours to fancy plating, wedding is the time to go all out.
 

gourmetThese beautiful and elegant plating will instantly make you fall in love​
 
5. Make Your Own Dishes

The DIY or do it yourself dishes is an excellent way to get your guests to do something interesting. Be it a 'build your own taco' or 'brew your coffee' or 'make your own flavour of ice cream', this trend is the next big thing in the wedding world. You would love to give your guests a break from sitting idle at the wedding, right?
 

cooking with alcohol 620The DIY or do it yourself dishes is an excellent way to get your guests to do something interesting​
 
6. Molecular Gastronomy

Thanks to food experts who apply science in order to produce delectable dishes, molecular gastronomy is a welcoming sight in some weddings. Foods with astounding textures, shapes and taste with a careful craftsmanship have carved their way in this celebration. One of the most popular dessert that is enjoyed the most is liquid nitrogen ice cream.
 

nitrogen ice creamThanks to food experts who apply science in order to produce delectable dishes Photo Credit: The Yard at Xavierville

These Indian wedding food trends are surely slaying this year and we are looking forward to more such innovative food trends. Do tell us if you have witnessed a new food trend in any of the weddings that you attended during this year.


 

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