[Sca-cooks] Cups of Raw Rice in a Lb.

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Sep 18 10:26:30 PDT 2008



Lilinah wrote:
> Hi, I've got a quick question and i'm not finding an answer so far.
> I'm trying to convert a recipe in the European style (weight rather 
> than volume) and i'm stumped on how many cups of raw (i.e., uncooked) 
> rice to a lb. I know this can vary with the type of rice, how much 
> moisture it may have absorbed from the air - or how much it may have 
> dried out over time.
> This is for a soup/porridge, so the exact amount of grams is not going 
> to matter, but i'd like to get into the ballpark in terms of ounces.
> Besides responding to the list, please e-mail me off-list, since i get 
> the list as a digest and i hope to get an answer sooner rather than 
> later.
> Thanks.

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