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# How much does one cup of rice weigh?

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A cup of rice weighs approximately 7 ounces, according to Traditional Oven's conversion calculator. The exact weight of 1 cup of rice varies depending on the type of grain, whether the rice is cooked, how tightly packed the grains are and whether the measurement is a metric or U.S. cup.

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Raw, uncooked basmati rice weighs less than the same volume of uncooked long-grain white rice. Both types of rice weigh less than uncooked short-grain white rice. According to the USA Rice Federation, 1 cup of cooked rice weighs about 8 ounces, which is about 1 ounce more than an equivalent volume of raw rice.

In the United States, 1 cup holds 240 milliliters. Much of the rest of the world use a metric cup for measurement, which holds about 4 percent more, according to Veg World.

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To end up with 1 cup of cooked long grain rice, 1/3 to 1/4 cup of dry rice is needed. To that, 2/3 to 1/2 cup of liquid is added.

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The number of grams in 1 cup is determined by the difference between the weight and volume of the substance being measured. For instance, 1 cup of any regular liquid equals approximately 240 grams, while 1 cup of soup containing solid ingredients, such as noodles or vegetables, weighs more.

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There are approximately 2.6 ounces in one-third cup. Convert cup measurements to ounces by multiplying the cup measurement by 8, which is the number of fluid ounces in 1 cup. Other common conversions to ounces are one-third to 0.33, one-half to 0.5, one-fourth to 0.25 and one-eighth to 0.125.