This is a very easy ,and one mix cheesecake.If the pumpkin mash is pre-cooked or
prebaked it will be an easy go..
For the recipe now.
1 packet (200 gm)paneer or cottage cheese at room temperature
1 cup pumpkin mash
1/2 cup sour cream or yoghurt
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
3/4 tsp ginger powder
1/2 tsp.cinammon powder
a pinch of salt
For the crust (2 options)
1. 10-12 ginger biscuits,2 tblsp butter -blended together
2. 1 cup walnuts-1/4 cup honey,1 tblsp butter -blended together
Prepare the crust first.Press on the pie dish or springform pan and set aside .
Put all the ingredients and blend in a mixer or processor till fine.
Pour over prepared crust and bake in a slow oven (160-170 degrees) for 45 minutes or 1
hour till it is set.You could add pumpkin seeds,water melon seeds,or walnuts while it is
baking,or add any topping of your choice like, chocolate ganache,caramelised nuts or
serve plain.You can serve it warm or cold.
To make the Pumpkin Mash
Peel and cut the pumpkin into cubes .Add 2-3 tblsp of brown sugar with a stick of
cinammon and cook with 1/2 cup water till dry and cooked .You could cook in the
pressure cooker without water on a low flame for 2 whistles.Mash it and use in recipes.