[Sca-cooks] Rice and servings
johnnae at mac.com
Mon Jan 5 11:35:08 PST 2009
My 25 pound bag of Kokuho Rose Rice says that it makes 250 servings at
three-quarters cup of prepared rice per person.
for basmati -- two cups of raw rice serves 6. That indicates raw rice
at one third cup
per person for a serving. The Kokuho Rose indicates a serving is one
quarter cup raw rice.
I found these sorts of differences across the web in a variety of
places. So does one
cup of raw rice serve 4 people or only 3 people when cooked and how does
with your other ingredients and in your recipe?
The other major problem is are you cooking for 50 people or 120. That's
quite a range
of difference. On the other hand rice is not an expensive ingredient as
> Just a quick question to see if my numbers are right ... snipped
> One of the dishes I am making is a basic rice, lentils, and onions dish (mujadara, spiced up with sumac, cinnamon, white pepper, fenugreek, sea salt, and a touch of cardamom). I plan to use basmati rice. Estimated serving sizes I found on an ag extension Website talked of 1 pound of rice being 12 servings.
> I figured one 15-pound bag of rice should do it for the event, which could range from 50 to 120 people, depending on weather and daytrippers. My question is, am I underestimating?
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