A wedding anniversary is a perfect day for all your family, friends, and relatives to get together. Apart from decorations, music, dance, lightening, food is the most important aspect to look after a party. Everyone’s taste has to be given preference, so you have to make sure that no one gets disappointed and everyone has a good evening. So,plan out the ideal menu, add up dishes from various cuisines, and get ready to plan a perfect wedding anniversary party.
Below is a list of few items that can help you prepare your menu:
1. Zafrani Pulao
Guests usually prepare to have rice as a first item on their plate. Zafrani Pulao originates from Kashmir but is a signature dish of Hyderabad. This recipe includes ingredients like saffron, sugar, milk, dry fruits, and other things.
2. Dal Bukhara
Dal Bukhara is a famous recipe of ITC Maurya Hotel made with Urad lentils. It is prepared with loads of butter and cream and has a thick consistency. Your guests will love it as it goes with any bread and rice.
Risottos have become common at any wedding anniversary party. Apart from pasta, they have become widely popular too. They are loved by people of all age groups. They are bland and light and compensate for spicy flavors.
4. Kachori Sabzi
A plate of Kachori Sabzi is a top favorite among guests. They can’t ignore having this spicy treat, Khasta kachori with aloo sabzi.
An anniversary party is incomplete without Gol Gappa. Everyone loves it, be it a child or an adult. Just make sure the person who is serving the golgappas has made them in a hygienic way so that people don’t hesitate to munch them.
6. Butter Chicken
A chicken is must at any party, be it a wedding anniversary or a birthday party. What is better than chicken cooked in Tandoor with simple curry loaded with butter. The cream is used as a garnish, and spices like cloves, coriander, cinnamon, asafoetida, and cumin are used. Cashew paste is added to thicken the consistency.
7. Smoked Dal Makhani
Smoked Dal Makhani originates from Punjab. No party is complete without Dal Makhani. It is loaded with butter and cream. You can serve this with naan or kulcha to make the meal enjoyable.
8. Chocolate Fondue
Presence of chocolate in any party is necessary. It makes us go weak in the knees, and everybody loves it. Cheese and chocolate are melted with bananas, brownies, cookies, apple slices, and waffles. They will compliment your anniversary decorations too.
9. Dahi Baingan
Guests who are vegetarian are going to love this dish. It is made with frying brinjal in the oil and then dipped in the Curd. Addition of garlic and onion makes this dish spicy. It originates from Punjab and Orissa and favorite amongst all.
Piping hot jalebis are a tasty treat for many people. These are a must-have at any party an nothing can go wrong with this sweet dish. The smell itself is soothing and adds the ‘wow’ factor to the anniversary party.
11. Aloo Ki Tikki
A wedding anniversary party is incomplete without the infamous aloo ki tikki. They offer a great delight to the foodies with the vegetables and mashed potato tikkis.
12. Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Mushrooms are the best choice for people who are vegetarians. You just need to clean the mushrooms, remove its stem, and fill it with a generous amount of cheese. You can add herbs like pepper and chili flakes according to your taste. This dish is prepared in two minutes and will turn out to be a delicious starter.
13. Crunchy Potato Fingers
Potatoes are a favorite snack consumed all over the world. They are deep fried potato cubes coated with cornflour. Serving them with mayonnaise, sweet and sour honey-chili dip, or green chutney enhances its taste. They are a perfect starter for a wedding anniversary party.
Nothing is better than a cheesy pizza. It is a quick dish relished by every human being. There are a variety of choices that you can choose from-tandoori chicken pizza, paneer pizza, and many more. A slice of pizza works wonders at a party. The crunchy feeling sets all the mood right.
15. Brownie with Ice-cream
A hot oven brownie with chilled vanilla ice cream topped with loads of chocolate sauce is a deadly combination. This dish will turn out to be a show stopper among other dishes. Let this irresistible dish cast a spell on your guests.
16. Chicken Kebabs
Chicken Kebabs are an absolute pleasure to the taste buds. The taste of garlic and spices with soft and juicy chicken makes it a heavenly combination. The flavor comes out really fine within the first bite. Plus, the signature tinge of charcoal makes it finger-licking good.
Including tarts in your anniversary menu will turn out to be surprising as your friends are going to love it. Pipe up sweetened whipped cream on the marketed tart base and place fruit slices. You can also add chocolate chips on top of it to make it attractive. Place a scoop of blueberry, chocolate, or strawberry ice cream to enhance the taste.
18. Chili Chicken
Chili Chicken is a popular item loved by all. Without any doubt, it is the perfect starter. This Indo-Chinese dish is an outburst of flavors which activates the taste buds. You can choose from a dry version or a thick gravy.
Having pan after a meal is considered as a tradition. It is an old-age mouth freshener enjoyed by all age groups. Many varieties like strawberry paan, ice paan, chocolate paan, and vanilla paan are available. It is one of the best ways to welcome your guests.
20. Gulab Jamun
Gulab Jamun is a must-have in any party. It is made with khoya and paneer. Khoya is a dry evaporated milk used to prepare various sweet dishes. Khoya is then moulded to a round shape and fried until it gets a dark brown color. Sugar syrup is added to get that extra sweetness. It makes your guests crave for more.