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

 

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

 

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