Could someone explain what the pudding means here. I'm a bit confused.
From the stammering and awkward conversation, she had with Haroun that day Naveed discovered to her consternation that her future husband had no ambitions and a tiny appetite. Nor was he in any hurry to have children. The confidence with which Naveed had stated, 'I'll fix him,' ebbed out of her in the physical presence of this pudding of a young man
From Salman Rushdie - Shame.
From wider context: Naveed met her future husband Haroun for the first time and is really disappointed.