Authentic Indian Cuisine For Your Elegant Wedding

The most special day of your life can be stressful to plan, from picking out what to wear, navigating the seating plan to make everyone happy to choosing what types of food to serve. Although we unfortunately can’t help you navigate the seating plan debacle or pick out your wedding dress or suit for you, we definitely know our food.

Irrespective of your nationality, culture or religious beliefs, authentic Indian cuisine is not only delicious but elegant, bright and colourful, adding to your joyous wedding day experience.

As a fine dining Indian restaurant in Melbourne and with our experience within the wedding catering industry, we have put together some examples of authentic Indian food to serve at your wedding.


A light and elegant way to start your celebration, serve a beautiful selection of “finger food” for your guests. We recommend the following canapes to wow your guests from the beginning:

  • Chicken Tandoori Lollipops – Frenched drumsticks covered in a homemade yoghurt marinate and spiced to perfection.
  • Gol Gappe – Crispy balls filled with chickpeas or potatoes with a chilled spicy mint infused water.
  • Paneer Pakora – Chef’s special seasoning on chickpea batter with cottage cheese.
  • Mini Aloo Tikki – Mashed potatoes filled with spiced green peas.


Get your guests’ mouths watering before the main courses have even been served! Check out some of our favourite entrées:

  • Chicken Tikka – Slow cooked chicken which has been marinated in yoghurt, mixed herbs and spices.
  • Honey Gobi – Battered and deep fried cauliflower covered in honey, soy, sesame seeds and coriander to finish.
  • Lamb Seekh Kebab – Skewered spiced lean minced lamb cooked in a tandoor.
  • Vegetable Samosa – Spicy potatoes and green peas covered in golden pastry.


Top choices for some wonderful vegetarian and non-vegetarian mains to serve your wedding guests:

  • Malai Kofta – Deep fried cheesy potato balls with gravy.
  • Aloo Bhangare Baigan – Roasted eggplant and potatoes with a special Jai Ho gravy topped with coriander.
  • Beef Vindaloo – Beef, potatoes, a hot vindaloo sauce and topped with fresh coriander.
  • Chicken Madras – Coconut milk chicken with mustard seeds and curry leaves.

There is still an array of accompaniments and desserts we could recommend! Check them out in our wedding brochure here.

All of these elegant items of food come from our wedding selections, along with a lot more options for each category. Jai Ho has experience putting on beautiful weddings with exceptional food. Get in touch with us today to discuss authentic Indian cuisine for your wedding.