There is an abundance of grains and fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables in North India. It also has strong Central Asian influences both in its culture and its food. Punjabi, Mughlai, Awadhi and Kashmiri styles of cooking belong to this region.
The cuisine of South India is known for its light and appetizing dishes. The traditional food of South India is mainly rice based. The cuisine is famous for its wonderful mixing of rice and lentils to prepare yummy lip smacking dosas, vadas, idlis and uttapams.
Gujarati cuisine is in many ways unique from other culinary traditions of India. Complexity of flavor and texture is one hallmark of Gujarati cooking. Delicacy is another one. The traditional Gujarati food is primarily vegetarian and has a high nutritional value.
Indian Chinese cuisine is the adaption of Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques to Indian tastes. It is said to have been developed by the tiny Chinese community that has lived in Kolkata for over a century.
Interfaith weddings are not easy to plan. The good thing is there will always be food to enable both families to thoroughly enjoy themselves at the wedding! Fusion foods are in, and it is fun and interesting to combine the best of both worlds on a single plate!