If you’re planning a party or an event and looking for some delicious starters to serve your guests, you can never go wrong with Indian and Chinese starters. At Dey’s Caterer, we offer a wide variety of Indian and Chinese starters that are sure to impress your guests. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of our most popular Indian and Chinese starters, including Papdi Chaat, Doi Bada, Pasta Counter, Vetki Fish Finger, Golden Fried Prawn, Reshmi Kebabs, Tikka Kebabs, and Crispy Chilly Baby Corn.
Tomato and Basil Soup
Tomato and Basil Soup is a classic vegetarian soup option that is enjoyed by people of all ages. Made with ripe tomatoes and fresh basil, this soup is perfect for those who want something light and refreshing. It can be served with croutons or a dollop of cream for added flavor.
Sweet Corn Soup
Sweet Corn Soup is another popular vegetarian soup option that is loved by many. Made with sweet corn kernels and a variety of vegetables like carrots and beans, this soup is a hearty and comforting dish that is perfect for the winter months. It is usually garnished with chopped cilantro and served with fried noodles or crackers.
Papdi Chaat is a popular street food in India that is enjoyed by people of all ages. It is made with crispy fried dough wafers called papdi that are topped with boiled potatoes, chickpeas, onions, and a tangy tamarind chutney. The dish is finished off with a sprinkle of chaat masala, a spice blend that adds a unique flavor to the dish.
Doi Bada is a refreshing yogurt-based dish that is perfect for the summer months. It is made with deep-fried lentil balls, also known as vada, that are soaked in a spiced yogurt sauce. The dish is garnished with cumin powder, chili powder, and cilantro.
Reshmi Kebabs and Tikka Kebabs
Reshmi Kebabs and Tikka Kebabs are succulent meat dishes that are perfect for meat lovers. Reshmi Kebabs are made with minced chicken that is marinated in a blend of yogurt, cream, and spices, while Tikka Kebabs are made with chunks of chicken that are marinated in a similar blend of spices. They are usually grilled or baked and served with a mint chutney or a spicy tomato sauce.
Pasta Counter is a versatile starter that is loved by kids and adults alike. It is a make-your-own pasta station that features a variety of pasta shapes, sauces, and toppings like chicken, vegetables, and cheese. Guests can choose their preferred ingredients and create their own customized pasta dishes.
Vetki Fish Finger
Vetki Fish Finger is a popular Chinese-style fish appetizer that is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. It is made with fresh Vetki fish that is coated in breadcrumbs and deep-fried until golden brown. It is usually served with a sweet chili sauce or a garlic aioli.
Golden Fried Prawn
Golden Fried Prawn is a classic Chinese appetizer that is loved by seafood lovers. It is made with jumbo prawns that are coated in a crispy batter and deep-fried until golden brown. It is usually served with a sweet and sour sauce or a spicy dipping sauce.
Crispy Chilly Baby Corn
Crispy Chilly Baby Corn is a popular Chinese-style appetizer that is made with deep-fried baby corn that is coated in a crispy batter and tossed in a spicy chili sauce. It is usually served as a vegetarian alternative to Golden Fried Prawn.
Dumplings are a traditional Chinese dish that’s enjoyed as a starter or a main course. They are made by wrapping meat, seafood, or vegetables in a thin dough, then steaming or frying them. They’re usually served with a soy sauce dip.
Wontons are a delicious and versatile Chinese appetizer that can be fried, steamed, or boiled. They are usually filled with a mixture of pork or shrimp, ginger, garlic, and scallions, then served with a spicy chili oil or soy sauce dip.
At Dey’s Caterer, we understand the importance of offering a variety of starters that cater to different dietary preferences and cultural tastes. Whether you’re looking for Indian or Chinese starters or a combination of both, we have you covered. Our team of experienced chefs and staff can work with you to create a custom menu that suits your needs and budget. Contact us today to learn more about our catering services in Kolkata.