Try this recipe with the fruit of the season
Remove the seeds and grate the ash gourd.
Cook this on a low flame in a thick bottomed vessel. You can also cook it in the microwave without adding water.
When the ash gourd is cooked and becomes soft add sugar.
Add a pinch of saffron, and cardamom powder and cook again on a low flame.
Add the ghee and keep stirring.
Remove from fire when the halwa leaves the sides of the vessel.