Muslim Matrimonial weddings are all about gorgeous outfits, unique traditions, aesthetics, and of course, food. The most exciting thing about every Muslim matrimonial is the array of food that's offered. Wedding food, in general, is tasty and lip-smacking; however, there's something about Muslim Matrimonial food that makes it so famous. So if you are going to attend a Muslim wedding soon, here are six dishes that you can expect at the wedding. Each of these dishes is filled with flavors and has a unique presentation, which makes them so soulful. So read on, and don't forget to add these dishes to your must-try list.
Dishes You Must Try By All Means At Muslim Matrimonial
If you are attending a Muslim matrimonial soon, expect some real delicious non-veg food at the wedding. From chicken dishes to mutton and sweet dishes, Muslim weddings are no less than a lavish feast. And one dish that is popular in all the Muslim matrimonials is Murgh Mughlai. Originated in the Mughal era, this creamy chicken gravy is filled with aromatic spices and rich flavor that will add five stars to your taste buds. In terms of spice level, it is medium spicy, and you must have this with roomali roti or naan at the wedding.
No Muslim feast or matrimonial is ever complete without Kebabs. From Tunde to tikkas, every Muslim matrimonial has a variety of kebabs to offer. However, one Kebab that's a must-try at the wedding is Seekh Kebabs. Made with minced meat(mutton)- this kebab melts in your mouth. Filled with rich spices and molded into the skewers, these kebabs are cooked in tandoor and are worth every bite. At some weddings, you will also find them in chicken-base, but traditionally it's made of mutton.
In every Muslim matrimonial, Malai kofta and jeera rice are a staple dishes. Malai kofta is a vegetarian dish made with potato, paneer, cream and spices. It's deep-fried and then lathered in creamy curry. It is one of the lip-smacking dishes you have tried at a Muslim matrimonial. Some people also prefer using cashew nuts for more thickness; however, cashew or not, this star dish is perfect for vegetarians and nonvegetarians too. So if you are vegetarian, Muslim weddings have a lot of options for you as well. Please don't think it's about meat and nothing about other things.
Shahi Mutton Biryani
It's a Muslim matrimonial - how can you not have Biryani? In Muslim culture, biryani is a staple dish for all celebrations. Be it EID, someone's birthday or wedding, no celebration is complete without Biryani. And when you attend a Muslim matrimonial, you will be treated with Shahi Mutton Biryani, which is made with mutton and cooked in a mix of herbs, spices, nuts, etc. The flavor this Biryani has is because it's slow-cooked, and the spices are blended really well in that process. Hungry already? Do add this to your list.
Shaadi Ki Biryani
As the name suggests, this dish is again savored and relished at the Muslim Matrimonial. It is slow-cooked in jeera rice, with meat, dry fruits, spices, some food color and tons of flavors. And since it's so rich and made with dry fruits and all, it is known as Shaadi ki biryani. So when you attend a Muslim matrimonial, do look for this dish, and we are sure you'll love it when you try it. It’s a bit spicy, so if you love spices this one's for you.
Weddings equals celebrations, and where there is a celebration– there has to be Sheer Korma. Visit any Muslim household for celebrations, and you'll always be welcome with a bowl of Sheer Korma. And when it comes to Muslim matrimony wedding, it is incomplete without this sweet dish. It is a milk-based vermicelli pudding flavored with ingredients such as rose water, saffron, dried dates, cashew, almonds, etc., which not only makes it look royal, but they taste every bit of royalty. Have it hot or cold, the taste of this kheer will never disappoint you. And while you miss out on any dish, you certainly cannot miss out on this one
So if you have plans to attend a Muslim matrimonial or are in the planning stage of one, ensure that you add/have these dishes by all means. On that note, which is your favorite dish from the above-mentioned list? Do let us know in the comments below.