Toriyan Gosht (Zucchini with Mutton)

Cooking time: 60 minutes
Serves: 4 persons


  • 2  lb toriyan (cut into slices, like shown in picture below)
  • 1 lb mutton
  • 1 tbsp fresh garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium onion (finely sliced)
  • 3 medium to large tomatoes (finely sliced)
  • 2 and 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tbsp oil

Toriyan (Zucchini) Prep

Tip: For best results, use measuring utensils.


  1. Take a pot, put 1/4 cup oil and fry onions on medium to high heat until golden.
  2. Now add cumin seeds, fresh chopped garlic, 1 tbsp water and mutton and let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, then add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, 1 tsp salt, ginger paste and cook until oil separates.
  3. Add 1 cup water, toriyan, 1 and 1/4 tsp salt and tomatoes on top of it. Once it starts cooking, reduce heat to low and cook till the meat tenders (about 40 minutes).
  4. If the meat is done and there is still some water left, increase the heat to dry it. Mix it properly with a wooden spoon, Add garam masala and 2 tbsp oil, mix it once and let it simmer for 10 minutes.

Enjoy with boiled rice!


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