By Naini Setalvad Last Updated:
In India, food forms an integral part of every occasion; and when the occasion is a wedding , it is surely a “Grand Feast”. At Indian weddings, the food that is served is expected to be very grand and lavish. Nowadays, the spread is not just limited to tried-and-tested dishes from one particular region; but is a buffet that would at times exceed all imagination.
But, then there are some who certainly don’t find themselves too comfortable around this lavish spread. We are talking about those who are health conscious or are on diet. Yes, many people who are watching their weight often end up returning empty stomach from the weddings. As we all know, Indian wedding buffets are not a friendly place for dieters and fitness freaks to be lurking around.
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Well, for all those getting married let me tell you how you can add some diet-friendly options in your menu to please your and your friends' health and taste buds. Here are 3 things you must have at your wedding for the health conscious guests.
Live counters are a blessing. At live counters, you can always sauté your vegetables, add your own seasonings and herbs, and skip the oil totally.
Tandoori is any time way better than settling for oily and fried snacks. Tandoori dishes use lesser oil than the other ones. So, set up a tandoori vegetable counter at your wedding.
One place that pleases the health conscious guests the most is a salad bar. Think about some interesting, innovative and yummy salad options, apart from the staple greens, macaroni and chickpeas. Add lots of exotic fruits as well to the spread.
Your food does not choose you. You choose your food. Every cuisine has loads of foods that are fresh and nutritious. Here are some tasty and healthy dishes from different cuisines that you can add to your wedding spread to make it more inviting and exciting for your health-conscious guests:
With cuisines from every corner of the country and world finding a spot in the menu, the food certainly becomes the talking point of an Indian wedding. So, get ready to get better of the wedding menu. Enjoy the weddings without worrying about going back home with an empty stomach. Get smart, get healthy!