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wheat sweet recipe | button sweet recipe | simple aate ki mithai

easy wheat sweet recipe | button sweet recipe | simple aate ki mithai
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Keyword wheat sweet recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Soaking Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 55 minutes
Servings 50 pieces
Calories 60kcal


for button preparation:

  • cup wheat flour
  • 1 cup milk powder unsweetened
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • warm milk for kneading
  • oil for frying

for sugar syrup:

  • 2 cup sugar
  • 3 pods cardamom
  • 2 cup water


  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1½ cup wheat flour, 1 cup milk powder and ½ tsp baking powder.
  • add 1 tbsp ghee and mix forming a moist flour.
  • add ½ cup warm milk and start to knead.
  • knead to a smooth and soft dough adding milk as required.
  • roll the dough to a slightly thick thickness.
  • now cut into small circles using a cap of the bottle.
  • drop into hot oil and fry on low flame.
  • stir occasionally and fry until it turns golden brown.
  • drain off the pieces to remove excess oil. keep aside.
  • in a large vessel take 2 cup sugar, 3 pods cardamom, and 2 cup water.
  • stir and boil for 2 minutes or until the sugar syrup turns sticky. do not attain 1 string consistency.
  • now pour hot sugar syrup over the fried pieces.
  • dip completely, and allow to soak for 2 hours or until the pieces absorb the sugar syrup.
  • finally, enjoy button sweet or wheat sweet garnished with chopped nuts.


Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg