Indian wedding is popular for lavish and colorful event. Particularly North Indian wedding is famous for it’s full of fun and joyful celebration. Indian wedding is mostly colorful and lavish event. People spend a lot for this celebration. But south Indian wedding celebration is slightly different from that. It is joyful but not lavish in general. But they spend a lot on gold and other assets too. Food is an integral part of any celebration and wedding celebration is not an exception here. So let’s here discuss about Telugu wedding food menu ideas and its recent trends.
Telugu is a Dravidian language and Telugu speaking people mostly live in southern Indian states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Telugu Wedding Rituals
Pendlikoothuru (Applying turmeric on bride’s body followed by bath ) ⇒ Snathakam (Groom wears a silver thread) ⇒ Kashi Yatra (Bride’s brother stops Groom leaving for kashi and make promise to give him his sister to marry ) ⇒ Mangala Snaanam (Both take holy bath on wedding day) ⇒ Gauri Puja & Ganesh Puja
Kanyadaan (by bride’s father) ⇒ Mangalsutra (Groom ties this arounf bride’s neck) ⇒ Saptapadi (Couples take seven round around a holy fire) ⇒ Sthaalipaakam (Groom adorns bride with a silver toe ring)
Post wedding rituals
Vidaai (Leaving bride’s marital house) ⇒ Grihapravesh (Groom’s house)
Telugu Wedding Food Menu
Appetizers are something which are served before serving main course food. Telugu wedding food menu includes various traditional appetizers along with snacks from other cuisines. You can see separate counters for appetizers and both vegetarian and non vegetarian foods are in this list of appetizers food menu.
Veg cutlet, Hajan pakodi, Hot kaza, Lollypop, Masala vada, Mixed vada, Aritikaya bajji, Mirchi bajji, Vamu aaku bajji, Tamalapaku bajji, Andhra special gari, Kyma balls etc
Main course meal
Main course meal generally includes Indian bread (roti), rice, four or five types of vegetarian dishes and two or three types of non vegetarian dishes. Pappu or dal (lentils) are very common vegetarian dish in Telugu wedding food menu. This Telugu region has long coastal area, so sea foods are often included in the this list.
Sajja rotti, Makka rotti, Sarva Pindi, Upudu Pindi, kandi pappu, Pesara pappu, Pachi pulusu, Rassam, Pappucharu, Pappu koora, Vepudu (bendakaya, dondakaya, bangaladumpa), Ooragaya etc.
Non vegetarian meal
Hyderabadi mutton biryani, Kodi pulao, Talakaya Kura, Chepala Pulusu, Endu Chapala Vankaya, Royyala Kura, Gongura Mamsam, kodi Gudla Pulusu
Desserts are integral part of Telugu wedding food menu like any other regional Indian wedding food menu. There are a lot of traditional sweets in Telugu cuisine. So those are always in the menu but few people also prefer to serve desserts from other Indian cuisines.
Sunnundallu, Boondi Laddu, Malai Khaja, Kobbari Lavuju, Gavvalu, Chakodi, Chakkera pongali, Poornalu , Rava Laddu, Vennappalu, Boondi, Pongali , Payasam, Bhakshalu or Bobbatlu or Polelu, Tapeswaram Kaja, Ravva Kesari, Pappuchekka, Jeedilu, Laskora Undalu , Palathalikalu
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