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

Gretchen Beck grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Sep 18 10:28:25 PDT 2008

HI Urtatim,

Try this site; it provides conversions for various types of rice:


toodles, margaret

--On Thursday, September 18, 2008 10:19 AM -0700 Lilinah
<lilinah at earthlink.net> 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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