6. Ethnic Wedding

The Sterling's 

Ethnic Function

Cocktail Hour Menu

Vegetarian Appetizers
  Chat Papdi 
Crispy dough wafers garnished with tiny potatoes, chickpeas,
yogurt and flavored with spices served with tamarind & mint .
Assorted Pakoras 
Spinach, Eggplant, Potato and Onion Fritters
  Vegetable Cigars / Spring Rolls
Roll wrapper filled with wok fried oriental vegetables
  Harabara Kabab 
Ground Vegetables, Herbs and spices Cooked in clay oven
Cashew Rolls 
Mashed potatoes stuffed with cashew nuts and cashew paste, deep-fried
Chilly Paneer  
Cottage cheese chunks tossed with tangy and mildly spiced sauce
Amritsari Paneer
Batons of cheese in ajwain and gram flour batter and deep-fried
Paneer Tikka
Homemade cheese cubes marinated with exotic spice & yogurt
 Chatpati Pani Puri
Crisp purls, stuffed with potato or chickpeas
  Vegetable Samosas 
Potato, green peas stuffed fill pastries    
  Aloo Tikki Cholay 
Pan-fried small potato cakes served with chutney & chickpeas
  Soya Shammi Kabab
Made from Soya and chana dal
Batata Vada
Potato dumplings dipped in gram flour, garlic flavored & deep-fried
  Paneer Kathie Rolls (@ extra cost )
Spicy cottage cheese wrapped in rotis
  Pasta Station (@ extra cost )
Choice of 2  pastas tossed with multiple choices of sauces & Garlic bread
  Bombay Pav Bhaji (@ extra cost )
Mixed vegetables boiled, mashed & cooked with spicy masala
  Uttapam Pizza (@ extra cost )
Crème-of-wheat pancakes served w/ different toppings & cheese

Non-Vegetarian Appetizers
Laziz Chicken Tikka Kabab
Chicken cubes marinated with Tandoori sauce, yoghurt and spices grilled on skewers
Chicken Malai Kabab
Chicken cubes marinated with yougurt/ cheese and char grilled on skewers
Chicken BBQ / Hot Wings
Glazed chicken wings with honey & tamarind
Chicken Shahi Pakoras
Deep fried chunky chicken fritters
  Chicken Shashlik Kabab
Arabian style chicken cubes cooked in Tandoor with pickling spice grilled on skewers
  Chicken Taka Tak
Chicken minced served with boiled eggs, mint
  Chicken Kali Mirch
A marinated chicken recipe with distinctive flavors of black pepper corns and curry leaves
  Chicken 65
Chicken pieces marinated in yogurt & spicy masala and fried
Chicken Cheese Kabab
Melt in the mouth chicken and cheese starter
Chicken/ Lamb/ Beef Seekh Kabab
Minced meat marinated with herbs/spices, cashews, grilled on skewers

Chicken/ Lamb/ Beef Shami Kabab
Minced meat marinated with herbs/spices kneaded with beaten eggs grilled on skewers
Lamb/ Beef Chapli Kabab
Minced meat marinated with strong herbs and spices grilled on skewers
(Lamb/ Beef) Seekh Kabab
Made from lamb / mutton and or Beef
  Amritsari Fish (@ extra cost )
Fried Fish prepared with lot of spices

  Chingri Pakora (@ extra cost )
Shrimp/ prawn fritters
  Chicken Wok (@extra cost )
Crispy chicken tenders lightly tossed with cooked vegetables in soy sauce
  Chicken Kathie Rolls (@extra cost )
Minced chicken mildly spiced wrapped in rotis

Assorted Naans
Leavened White Flour bread made in Tandoor

Vegetarian Entrées 
Bhindi Masala
Fresh Okra Cooked with Tomatoes and onions in Spices
Malai Kofta
Soft Cheese and vegetable Croquettes simmered in a Mild creamy sauce
Navratan Korma
Melange of Vegetables Cooked in creamy sauce, garnished with grated cheese and nuts
Miloni Subzi Turke Wali
Panache veg., cooked in kadai, tempered with coriander and cumin
Paneer  Mirch Ka Salan
Cottage cheese and green chilies in coconut, peanut and tamarind sauce
Paneer  Lababdar
Diced cottage cheese cooked in creamy onion tomato gravy
Paneer  Pasanda
Stuffed cottage cheese batter fried cooked in tomatoes and ginger
Palak Mushroom
Mushrooms cooked with spinach in mildly spiced sauce
Mutter Paneer
Fresh peas and cottage cheese cooked with tomatoes and ginger
Palak Paneer
Diced cottage cheese cooked in creamy spinach sauce
Palak Aloo
Potatoes cooked in spinach based gravy
Methi Mutter Makai
Methi, green peas and corn kernels cooked in yoghurt and fresh Indian spices
Aloo Gobhi Adraki
Potato cauliflower cooked together with ginger and spices
Aloo Methi
New potatoes cooked with fenugreek leaves with curry flavors
Aloo Sunhairi Gobi
Potatoes & cauliflower cooked in a special sauce with freshly grounded spices and herbs
Jeera Aloo
Potato Cooked with Cumin Seeds and herbs
Baingan ka Bharta
Marinated eggplant Tandoori fired roughly chopped mixed with onion sliced masala
Kadhi Pakora
Gram flour dumpling in yoghurt based curry
Vegetable Jalfrezi
Crunchy mixed vegetable with spicy sauce
Badami Mixed Vegetables
Mixed vegetables in cashew nuts and peanuts paste
Palak Aur Paneer Ke Kofte
Palak koftas stuffed with paneer, served with onion-tomato gravy
Paneer Kaju Pasanda
Cottage cheese and cashew nuts cooked into gravy with fresh Indian spices
Diwani Handi
Diamond shaped mixed vegetable cooked in herbs/spices, nuts and cottages cheese
Sarson Da Saag
Chopped spinach made of mustard leaves and spices beat

Non-Vegetarian Entrée
Murgh Makhani
Clay oven cooked chicken simmered butter sauce, with fresh tomatoes and onions
Delhi Style Chicken
Chefs special, char grilled chicken cooked in creamy tomato gravy with fenugreek leaves
Chicken Tikka Masala
Clay over cooked chicken white meat simmered in tomato sauce
Chicken Kadai
Chicken cooked in red gravy
Chicken Shahi Korma 
Chicken cooked in rich gravy of poppy seeds, cashew nuts, khoya and spices
Chicken Do Piazza
Chunky chicken cooked with onion in kadhai
Chicken Tandoori
Chicken marinated in yoghurt, spices and slow cooked in a hot clay oven or an electric oven
Chicken Roast
Whole chicken roasted with spices, herbs, vegetables and its own flavor
Bhuna Kukda
Dry chicken preparation coated with red masala
Murgh Taka Tak
Seasoned chicken mince served with boiled eggs, mint
Murgh Achari
Wholesome chicken with automates and spices
Chicken Curry
Chef’s special home style chicken curry
Chilly Chicken 
Cubes of Chicken Cooked with Pepper Onions, Ginger & Garlic
Chicken Manchurian
Indo-Chinese recipe of chicken made Manchurian style
Sweet & Sour Chicken
Skinless chicken breast cooked and tossed in sweet and sour sauce
Goat/ Lamb/ Beef: Kadhai
Chunks of Red meat cooked with bell peppers and tomatoes in kadhai
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Bhuna
Chunky pieces of  Red meat well cooked rich in herbs and spices
Lamb/Goat/ Beef: Handi Ghosht
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef  Curry with Vegetables
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Curry
Cubes of Red meat  Cooked in tangy Onion & Tomato gravy
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Achari 
Juicy pieces of Red Meat simmered in spices & pickles
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Do Piazza 
Pieces of Red meat  Cooked with onion in Kadai
Lamb/ Goat: Saag Ghosht
Lamb/ Goat shanks cooked in a creamy spinach sauce
Lamb/ Beef: Keema Mutter
Minced Lamb/ Beef cooked with fresh green peas
Lamb/Goat: Rogan Josh
Lamb cooked with onions, tomato
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Ghosht Pasanda
Flattened mutton cubes marinated in spiced yoghurt & cooked in flavored gravy
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Sukka Mutton
Dry mutton with spices
Lamb/ Goat/ Beef: Shahi Korma
Boneless mutton pieces cooked in rich cashew nut based gravy
Chicken/ Lamb/ Goat: Vindaloo
Meat cooked in extremely spicy and tangy Vindaloo sauce and strong spices
Sesame Chicken
A spicy Chinese dish made with chili paste and topped with toasted sesame seeds
Chicken Schezuan Sauce
Boneless chicken cooked in Schezuan sauce and vegetables
Jeera Rice
Rice cooked with Cumin Seeds & Herbs
Peas Pulao
Rice cooked with green pea
Vegetable Tehri Pulao
Rice cooked with vegetables
Kashmiri Pulao
Saffron rice cooked with fruits and nuts
Green Dill Pulao
Rice cooked with green dill
Vegetable Biryani (extra cost $2.00 pp)

Chicken Biryani (extra $2.50/pp)
Lamb/ Goat Biryani (Extra$3.00/pp)
Seafood Biryani (Extra $3.50/ pp)
Dal Makhani 
Chefs special, black lentils, cooked with tomato, cream, flavored with fenugreek
Dal Tarka / Amritsari
Yellow lentils tempered with red chilies, cumin and coriander
Rajmah Kashmiri
Red kidney beans cooked with hing, ginger and tomatoes
Dal Patiala 
Urad dal cooked with chilies, coriander, tomatoes.
Pindi Channa
Black lentils or Chickpeas with onions and tomatoes (Gujarati or Punjabi style)
Channa Masala
Chickpeas with onions and tomatoes
Punjabi Pindi
Fried okras cooked with fresh Indian spices
Gulab Jamun
Golden fried milk balls soaked in cardamom syrup
Ras Malai
Cottage cheese dumplings soaked in condensed milk sauce
Gajar Halwa
Coarsely grated carrots cooked in reduced milk
Moong Dal Halwa
A traditional dessert made with yellow lentil puree, finished with saffron and nuts
Fried semolina twisted dumplings infused in syrup
Sultani Kheer
Rice cooked in milk and raisin flavored with cardamom
Fruit Display
Seasonal and selective fresh fruit platter
Ice Cream bar
Frozen sweetened Cream Flavored in various Flavors - 
(Mango, Pistachio, Chocolate, Vanilla, Tutee-Fruity, Malai Kulfi & Strawberry)

Fruit Mélange
Fresh fruits enrobed with vanilla Chantilly
Kulfi Falooda
Indian home-style-made ice cream with variety of flavors
Assorted Cookies / Pastries
Assorted Cakes
Assorted Indian Sweets: Bengali/ North Indian
Assorted Mousses/ Jell-O