How to Thicken a Runny Cheesecake?

I recently found a very tasty recipe for lemon cheesecake. However, when I made it, it was far too runny. It consists simply of condensed milk, cottage cheese and lemon juice, with the lemon juice supposedly making it firm- but it doesn't! Any advice for something I can use to make it thicker? Gelatine is out- I'm a vegetarian.

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