305 Wedding Buffet Menu Ideas

Buffet Menu

It’s no brainer that the most important part of any event, including a wedding, is food. Food plays a crucial role when it comes to successful wedding planning. And, wedding food is the part that consumes the most portion of your wedding budget. Of course, after spending a hefty amount on your wedding, you would definitely want to have the best cuisine served to your guests.

Most couples find it really difficult to deal with their wedding guests’ complaints, which is obvious, of course. But I tell you a trick to have the happiest wedding guests. And the trick is to serve them the best food. Not only will they be happy, but also they will talk about your wedding even after it’s over. Here I am sharing a list of 305 wedding food ideas for Buffet, take a look.

SNACK BAR (VEGETARIAN)

SNACK BAR (VEGETARIAN)

The wedding menu without the snack bar is incomplete. Here are the evergreen food items that you can choose for your wedding menu:

  1. ASSORTED PAKORA (VEGETABLE FRITTERS)
  2. AALOO PYAZ PAKORA (POTATO & ONION FRITTERS)
  3. SAMOSA
  4. VEGETABLE/ CHILLI PANEER
  5. PANEER CHILLA
  6. DHOKLA
  7. CASHEW NUT ROLLS
  8. CHINESE NOODLE/ MEXICAN/ GOBHI
  9. VEGETABLE KEBAB NARAM DIL
  10. ALOO KABAB NARAM DIL
  11. VEGETABLE CUTLET
  12. SURTI KEBAB
  13. ACHARI CASHEW NUT ROLLS
  14. FRUIT CHAAT
  15. VEG KABAB
  16. GOL GAPPE
  17. NAWABI KAJU ROLL
  18. BHEL/CREAMY CORN/PANEER/MUSHROOM/PAPAYA
  19. AVOCADO CHAAT
  20. PANEER SATAY
  21. PANEER TIKKA (Tandoori/Achari/Hariyali/Kali Mirch)
  22. PANEER TIKKA ZAFRANI
  23. TANDOORI PANEER LOLLIPOP
  24. PANEER PAKORA
  25. PANEER MASALA CUTLET
  26. PANEER MASALA FINGERS
  27. ALOO TIKKI
  28. TANDOORI STUFFED MUSHROOM
  29. PANEER METHI TIKKI
  30. PANEER PAPAD TIKKI
  31. PANEER SPINACH ROLL
  32. CHOWMEIN
  33. BHEL PURI
  34. GRILLED MUSHROOM
  35. KACHE KELE KE KEBAB
  36. HARA BHARA KEBAB
  37. DAHI SUFIYANA KEBAB
  38. BHUTTE KE CUTLET
  39. SUBZ SEEKH KEBAB
  40. PAV BHAJI
  41. CHILI SESAME TOAST
  42. CORN SHOOTERS
  43. PANEER BHURJI PAPAD CONES
  44. VADA PAV SLIDER
  45. VEG KEEMA SLIDER

Related: Wedding Food Dos and Don’ts

SNACK BAR (NON-VEGETARIAN)

SNACK BAR (NON-VEGETARIAN)

Non-Vegetarian snack for your guests who love to savor non-vegetarian snacks. Here are some of the mouth-watering go-to snack items.

  1. SHRIMP
  2. SHRIMP LOLLIPOP
  3. SHRIMP TOAST (Only Butler Passed)
  4. ACHARI FISH TIKKA
  5. COCONUT CRUSTED FISH CAKES
  6. MAACHLI KOLIWADA
  7. FISH KALI MIRCH
  8. AJWAINI FISH TIKKA
  9. FISH AMRITSARI
  10. TANDOORI SALMON ON STICK
  11. TANDOORI SALMON
  12. MURGH SAUNFIYA TIKKA
  13. CHICKEN -IN -BLANKET
  14. MURGH BADAMI SEEKH
  15. MURGH TIKKA
  16. MURGH ADRAKI KEBAB
  17. MURGH KALI MIRCH
  18. MURGH HARIYALI TIKKA
  19. MURGH MALAI KEBAB
  20. MURGH SHASHLIK
  21. CHICKEN CUTLET
  22. MURGH ACHARI KEBAB
  23. MURGH KASTOORI KEBAB
  24. MURGH LASOONI TIKKA
  25. MURGH BATATA
  26. MURGH RESHMI KEBAB
  27. NOORANI MAIL-JOL
  28. MURGH PESHAWARI KEBAB
  29. TANDOORI CHICKEN CHOP
  30. CHICKEN LOLLIPOPS
  31. CHICKEN KEEMA CROSTINI
  32. CHICKEN KEEMA SLIDER
  33. BOTI KEBAB
  34. TANDOORI LAMB CHOP
  35. KAKORI KEBAB
  36. LAMB SEEKH KEBAB
  37. CHAPLI KEBAB
  38. GILAFI KEBAB
  39. SHIKAMPURI KEBAB
  40. LAMB SHASHLIK
  41. LAMB KEEMA SLIDER
  42. LAMB KEEMA CROSTINI

MAIN COURSE (VEGETARIAN) – DAAL

MAIN COURSE (VEGETARIAN) – DAAL

Daals are the most important part of the Indian wedding menu. You should have at least two to three daals at the wedding. You can consider having:

  1. DAAL MAKHANI
  2. DAAL TADKA
  3. DAAL BUKHARA
  4. PUNJ RATANI DAAL
  5. CHANNA RAWAL PINDI
  6. DAAL SAAG
  7. DAAL MAHARANI
  8. LOBHIA MUSHROOM
  9. RAJMA MASALA
  10. YELLOW DAL WITH GARLIC TADKA
  11. PUNJABI KADI PAKORA

Daal tadka should always be there accompanying any other daal because Daal Makhani and most of the other daals have kidney beans and Urad daal in it, which most people avoid eating at night. Having daal tadka on the menu makes it easy for your guests to savor it.

Veggies

Veggies in the wedding menu will always be divided into dry and gravy. When it comes to dry veggies, you can have the following:

MAIN COURSE – DRY (VEGGIES)

MAIN COURSE – DRY (VEGGIES)

  1. BHINDI DO PYAZA
  2. MIXED VEG
  3. BHARWA BAINGAN
  4. BHARWA BHINDI
  5. ACHARI BHINDI
  6. CHILLI MUSHROOM
  7. GOBHI MATAR MASALA
  8. ACHARI GOBHI
  9. MATAR PANEER MASALA
  10. MUSHROOM TIKKA MASALA
  11. CREAMY MUSHROOM
  12. GOBHI ALOO MATAR
  13. KURKURI BHINDI
  14. BHINDI ALOO JUGALBANDI
  15. BHINDI MASALA
  16. AALOO PALAK BHAJI
  17. BAGARA BAINGAN
  18. JEERA ALOO
  19. METHI ALOO

Also See: Healthy Wedding Food Menu Ideas

MAIN COURSE – GRAVY 

MAIN COURSE – GRAVY

Veg Gravy (Most gravies are rich and authentic that make the whole dish super delicious)

  1. MATAR MUSHROOM
  2. MAKAI KHUMB MASALA
  3. METHI MALAI MATAR
  4. VEGETABLE JALFREZI
  5. SARSON DA SAAG
  6. KADAI PANEER
  7. PANCHMEL KADHAI
  8. KASHMIRI DUM ALOO
  9. DUM ALOO MASALA
  10. PAHADI ALOO
  11. ALOO DAHIWALA
  12. SPINACH KOFTA IN MAKHANI SAUCE
  13. GOBHI MUSALLAM
  14. BAINGAN BHARTA
  15. GOAN VEGETABLE CURRY
  16. STUFFED BAINGAN MASALA
  17. MALAI KOFTA
  18. SHAAM SAVERA
  19. LYCHEE NARGISI KOFTA
  20. MIXED VEGETABLES MAKHANI
  21. KHUMB DO PYAZA
  22. ALOO CHANA
  23. PALAK CHOLE
  24. VEGETABLE KOLHAPURI
  25. TANDOORI STUFFED SESAME ALOO
  26. NAVRATTAN CURRY

MAIN COURSE – PANEER BAHAR

MAIN COURSE – PANEER BAHAR

  1. MATAR PANEER
  2. PALAK PANEER
  3. PANEER CAPSICUM MASALA
  4. PANEER METHI MALAI
  5. PANEER METHI MALAI MATAR
  6. PANEER BHURJI WITH MATAR
  7. PANEER MAKHANI
  8. PANEER KAJU PHOOL MAKHANA
  9. SHAHI PANEER
  10. PANEER KORMA
  11. PANEER KALI MIRCH
  12. PANEER JALFREZI
  13. PANEER ACHARI
  14. PANEER LABABDAR
  15. PANEER KHURCHAN
  16. PANEER PASANDA
  17. PALAK PANEER KE CHARRE

Related: Wedding Expenses Checklist

MAIN COURSE (NON-VEGETARIAN)

MAIN COURSE (NON-VEGETARIAN)

  1. MURGH TIKKA MASALA
  2. MURGH JALFREZI
  3. MURGH MAKHMALI-E-ZAFRANI
  4. MURGH SAAG
  5. MURGH METHI
  6. MURGH KHURCHAN
  7. MURGH KEEMA
  8. MURGH MAKHMALI KOFTA
  9. MURGH KADAI
  10. MURGH MAKHANI
  11. MURGH VINDALOO
  12. MURGH TANDOORI-DRY
  13. MURGH SHAHI KORMA
  14. MURGH DO PYAZA
  15. MURGH DUM LAZEEZ
  16. MURGH KALI MIRCH

MAIN COURSE – GRAVY (NON-VEGETARIAN)

MAIN COURSE – GRAVY (NON-VEGETARIAN)

  1. MURGH KOLHAPURI (SPICY)
  2. MURGH KALI MIRCH
  3. MURGH DUM BADAM PASANDA
  4. MURGH LAJAWAB
  5. MURGH METHI MALAI
  6. MURGH MASALEDAR
  7. MURGH HYDERABADI
  8. GOSHT VINDALOO (SPICY)
  9. GOSHT NARGISI KOFTA
  10. GOSHT KEEMA MATAR
  11. GOSHT KHARA MASALA
  12. GOSHT DO PYAZA
  13. GOSHT ACHARI
  14. GOSHT BADAMI
  15. GOSHT KADAI
  16. GOSHT SAAG
  17. GOSHT CHILLI MASALA
  18. ROGAN JOSH
  19. DUM KA GOSHT KORMA
  20. BABY GOAT MASALA
  21. GOSHT BHUNA MASALA
  22. GOSHT DALCHA
  23. LAMB KEEMA
  24. GOAT PESHWARI
  25. SEAFOOD SHRIMP OR FISH
  26. BENGALI FISH/SHRIMP CURRY
  27. MAACH BHAJA
  28. BENGALI RUI MAACH
  29. GOAN FISH CURRY
  30. MALABAR MEEN CURRY
  31. SHRIMP NILGIRI

MAIN COURSE – RICE 

MAIN COURSE – RICE

  1. ZEERA RICE
  2. PEAS PULAO
  3. PATIALA PULAO
  4. VEGETABLE PULAO
  5. SAFFRON JEERA PEAS PULAO
  6. KASHMIRI PULAO
  7. SAFFRON PULAO
  8. TIRANGA PULAO
  9. CHAMAN PULAO

MAIN COURSE – BIRYANI

MAIN COURSE – BIRYANI

  1. SUBZ OR VEGETABLE BIRYANI
  2. ALOO DUM BIRYANI
  3. MURGH HYDERABADI DUM BIRYANI
  4. GOSHT DUM PUKHT BIRYANI
  5. GOAT BIRYANI

MAIN COURSE – BREADS

MAIN COURSE – BREADS

  1. NAAN
  2. STUFFED NAAN
  3. BUTTER NAAN
  4. KULCHA
  5. LACHCHA PARATHA
  6. GARLIC NAAN
  7. ONION KULCHA
  8. MISSI ROTI
  9. PARATHA
  10. PHULKA
  11. METHI ROTI
  12. PALAK ROTI
  13. MAKKI KI ROTI
  14. PUDINA PARATHA
  15. ROOMALI ROTI

MAIN COURSE – RAITA

MAIN COURSE – RAITA

  1. BOONDI RAITA
  2. SPINACH RAITA
  3. PINEAPPLE RAITA
  4. BAINGAN RAITA
  5. TOMATO/ONION/CUCUMBER RAITA
  6. MIXED VEGETABLE RAITA
  7. BEETROOT RAITA
  8. MIXED FRUIT RAITA
  9. DAHI GUJJIA
  10. DAHI BHALLA
  11. DAHI PAKORI

MAIN COURSE – SALADS

MAIN COURSE – SALADS

  1. BASIC SALAD (Sliced Cucumber, Carrot, Onion, Tomato, Radish)
  2. KACHUMBER SALAD
  3. CORN SALAD
  4. CHICKPEA SALAD
  5. FRUIT SALAD
  6. PASTA SALAD

MAIN COURSE – PAPAD

MAIN COURSE – PAPAD

  1. SIMPLE PAPAD
  2. MASALA PAPAD

MAIN COURSE – PICKLES

MAIN COURSE – PICKLES

  1. MANGO PICKLE
  2. CHILLI PICKLE
  3. MIXED PICKLE

DESSERTS

DESSERTS

Lastly, desserts are one of the most important parts of your wedding menu. Here are some of the most served desserts; you can pick up the ones that suit you the most. The season of your wedding will also play an important role while choosing the best desserts for your wedding.

  1. GULAB JAMUN
  2. KALA JAMUN
  3. MALPUA WITH RABRI (EXTRA COST)
  4. CHENNA KHEER
  5. RAS MALAI
  6. RASGULLA
  7. ANGOORI JAMUN WITH MANGO RABRI
  8. ANGOORI JAMUN
  9. CHENNA KHEER WITH MANGO RABRI
  10. MOONG DAL HALWA
  11. GAJAR KA HALWA
  12. DOODHI HALWA
  13. BADAM HALWA
  14. AKHROT OR WALNUT HALWA
  15. SEVIYAN KHEER
  16. RAWA KESARI
  17. BEETROOT HALWA
  18. SHRIKHAND
  19. SHAHI TUKRA
  20. PHIRNI
  21. DOUBLE KA MEETHA
  22. KHUBANI KA MEETHA
  23. JALEBI
  24. FRUIT KHEER
  25. DRY FRUIT KHEER
  26. KULFI WITH FALOODA
  27. SABUDANA KHEER
  28. BADAM KHEER
  29. PISTACHIO KHEER
  30. RICE KHEER
  31. GAJAR KHEER
  32. BANANA FOSTER
  33. MANGO BURFI
  34. CHOCOLATE HALWA IN COOKIE SHELLS
  35. CHOCOLATE HALWA WITH ICE CREAM
  36. KESAR PISTA
  37. STRAWBERRY BASUNDI
  38. DATE WONTON
  39. DATE PANCAKE WITH ICE CREAM
  40. WALNUT HALWA IN COOKIE SHELLS
  41. MOHANTHAL
  42. ICE CREAM (Vanilla, Pista, Kesar Pista, Fig, Tutti Frutti, Mango, Chocolate, Butterscotch, Strawberry, Pistachio.)

PAAN BAHAR

PAAN BAHAR

Let your wedding guests conclude the big day with a sweet paan served in a traditional style.

  1. MEETHA PAAN
  2. SAADA PAAN
  3. CHOCOLATE PAAN
  4. TOBACCO PAAN
  5. QIWAM PAAN

So these are the 304 wedding food ideas for Buffet. You can choose food items from the list above for your wedding. Choose the ones that go well with your wedding theme and wedding season, as some of the dishes will be seasonal, only available in a particular season. Have a great wedding!

Happy Wedding…. ☺ ☺

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