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

euriol euriol at ptd.net
Thu Sep 18 10:30:40 PDT 2008

Approximately 2 1/4 to 2 1/3 cup is equivalent to 1 pound of rice.


On Thu, 18 Sep 2008 10:19:31 -0700,  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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