مَا يَفْتَحِ اللَّهُ لِلنَّاسِ مِن رَّحْمَةٍ فَلا مُمْسِكَ لَهَا وَمَا يُمْسِكْ فَلا مُرْسِلَ لَهُ مِن بَعْدِهِ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ
Kaddu Halwah with Cottage Cheese
We present Kaddu Halwah made with Ghar Ka Paneer (Gourd’s confectionary with Halal Cottage Cheese).
Prepare cottage cheese by adding vinegar to boiling water, drain the whey protein & store it as a beverage to enjoy.
Peel off the skin of gourd & separate the white cushions at the center that hold the seeds (they will be used later in a different recipe).
Grate the Gourd nicely, we call it the Kaddu-Kush in Urdu, it brings joy & coolness to your eyes. Cook the grated gourd in its own water at low heat for 20 minutes till it tenders, now add Desi ghee, Halal Cottage Cheese, cardamoms & nuts of your choice, and in order to preserve the original color of Gourd Halwah, we added sugar instead of Jaggery or honey.
Fry the ingredients all together till the moistures evaporate, Kaddu Halwah with Ghar Ka Paneer is ready, a Danedar / grainy texture.
And if you need this Halwah as a Kalaqand/ Burfi, blend the ingredients in a food processor before frying.
When Halal Cottage Cheese is heated, it becomes as a PERFECT KHOYA. And you are probably unaware that sweet shops are making Khoya with dried milk powder, it should be avoided.