Cups & Measures


  

General Measures

1 teaspoon 5 ml
1 tablespoon 15 ml or 3 teaspoons
1 cup 16 tablespoons
1 gram 0.035 oz
1 kilogram 2.204 lbs
1 ounce 31.10 g
1 pound 0.453 kg
9 pounds 350 tola
1 tola 11.663 g


  

Levelled Spoons

1 levelled teaspoon 5g / 5ml
1 levelled tablespoon 10g


  

Heaped Spoons

1 heaped teaspoon 7g
1 heaped tablespoon 15g


  

General Ingredients

1 teaspoon of sugar 5g
1 cup sugar 250g
1 tablespoon of mustard seeds 10g
1 tablespoon of flour 8g
1 cup flour 125g
1 tablespoon of salt 15g
1 cup whole pepper 100g
1 cup milk 250ml
1 cup butter 250g
1 cup bread crumbs 60g


  

Lentils (Dal)

⅛ cup 25g
¼ cup 50g
⅓ cup 65g
⅜ cup 75g
½ cup 100g
⅝ cup 125g
⅔ cup 135g
¾ cup 150g
⅞ cup 175g
1 cup 200g
2 cups 400g
4 cups 800g


  

Spoons to Cups

1 teaspoon 5g
2 teaspoon 10g
1 tablespoons 15g
4 tablespoons ¼ cup
8 tablespoons ½ cup
10 tablespoons ⅔ cup + 2 tsp
12 tablespoons ¾ cup
16 tablespoons 1 cup
32 tablespoons 2 cups


  

500g Converted to Cups

500g of maida 4 heaped cups
500g of sugar 2 levelled cups
500g of powdered sugar 3 and ½ heaped cups
500g of butter 2 levelled cups
500g of grated jaggery 2 levelled cups
500g of gram flour 4 heaped cups
500g of rice flour 4 levelled cups
500g of rava/semolina 2 heaped cups
500g of desiccated coconut 6 levelled cups


  

Sugar Measurements for Indian Sweets

Name of Sweet Sugar Measurement
Halwas – 1 cup 3 cups
Cashew / Almond Halwa – 1 cup 1 and ½ cups
Carrot Halwa – 2 cups 1 cup
Pumpkin (Kasi) Halwa – 3 cups 1 cup
Mysore Pak – 1 cup 2 and ½ cups
Burfis – 1 cup 1 cup
Maida Burfi – 1 cup 2 cups
Cashew / Almond Burfi – 1 cup 2 cups
Ladu – 1 cup 2 cups
Rava Ladu – 1 cup 1 cup
Paal Kova – 1 litre 200g – 250g
Rava Kesari – 1 cup 1 and ½ cup
Aval Kesari – 1 cup 1 and ½ cup


  

Converting Pounds into spoons, cups and Grams

Pounds Tablespoon Cups Grams
1/8 4 1/4 55 g
1/4 8 1/2 112 g
1/2 16 1 225 g
1 32 2 450 g
3 96 6 1350 g


  

Spoons to fluid ounce

1 teaspoons 5 ml 1/6 fl oz
1 tablespoon 15 ml 1/2 fl oz
⅛ cup 30 ml 1 fl oz
¼ cup 60 ml 2 fl oz
⅜ cup 90 ml 3 fl oz
½ cup 125 ml 4 fl oz
⅔ cup 165 ml 5 fl oz
¾ cup 185 ml 6 fl oz
1 cup 250 ml 8 fl oz
1 ¼ cups 310 ml 10 fl oz
1 ½ cups 375 ml 12 fl oz
2 cups 500 ml 16 fl oz


  

Measuring equivalents (cups to spoons)

1 tbsp 3 tsp
⅛ cup 2 tbsp
¼ cup 4 tbsp
⅓ cup 5 tbsp + 1 tsp
½ cup 8 tbsp
⅔ cup 10 tbsp +2 tsp
¾ cup 12 tbsp
1 cup 48 tsp
1 cup 16 tbsp
8 Fluid ounces 1 cup
1 pint 2 cups
1 Quart 2 PInts
4 cups 1 Quart
1 Gallon 4 Quarts
16 Ounces 1 Pound


  

Cups to Grams and Ounces (to measure granulated sugar):

Cups Grams Ounces
2 tbsp 25 g .89 oz
¼ cup 50 g 1.78 oz
⅓ cup 67 g 2.37 oz
½ cup 100 g 3.55 oz
⅔ cup 134 g 4.73 oz
¾ cup 150 g 5.3 oz
1 cup 201 g 7.1 oz


  

Cups to Grams and Ounces (for Packed Brown sugar)

Cups Grams Ounces
¼ cup 55 g 1.9 oz
⅓ cup 73 g 2.58 oz
½ cup 110 g 3.88 oz
1 cup 220 g 7.75 oz


  

Cups to Grams (for Butter)

Cups Butter
¼ cup 57 g
⅓ cup 76 g
½ cup 113 g
1 cup 227 g


  

Cups to Grams and Ounces (for All-Purpose Flour and Confectioners’ sugar)

Cups Grams Ounces
⅛ cup (2 tbsp) 16 g .563 oz
¼ cup 32 g 1.13 oz
⅓ cup 43 g 1.5 oz
½ cup 64 g 2.25 oz
⅔ cup 85 g 3 oz
¾ cup 96 g 3.38 oz
1 cup 128 g 4.5 oz


  

How to convert Grams to Cups for Different kinds of Flours

ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR 1 cup = 150 g

1 tbsp = 10 g

1 tsp = 3 g

BREAD FLOUR 1 cup = 140 g

1 tbsp = 9 g

1 tsp = 3 g

CAKE FLOUR 1 cup = 135 g

1 tbsp = 8 g

1 tsp = 3 g

GLUTINOUS RICE FLOUR 1 cup = 130 g

1 tbsp = 8 g

1 tsp = 3 g


  

How to cut a recipe in Half?

Original Half
1 cup ½ cup or 8 tbsp
¾ cup 6 tbsp
⅔ cup ⅓ cup
½ cup ¼ cup
⅓ cup 2 tbsp + 2 tsp
¼ cup 2 tbsp
1 tbsp 1 ½ tsp
½ tsp ¼ tsp
¼ tsp ⅛ tsp


  

How to cut a Recipe into Thirds?

Original Thirds
1 cup ⅓ cup
¾ cup ¼ cup
⅔ cup 3 tbsp + 1 ½ tsp
½ cup 2 tbsp + 2 tsp
⅓ cup 1 tbsp + 2 ⅓ tsp
¼ cup 1 tbsp + 1 tsp
1 tbsp 1 tsp
1 tsp ⅓ tsp
½ tsp Slightly less than ¼ tsp
¼ tsp Slightly less than ⅛ tsp
⅛ tsp A scent pinch