How to measure different types of rice without scales using only spoons?

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We would call rice one of those products that definitely is on a shelf in every kitchen. There are a lot of types of rice to choose from: medium grain brown rice, white long rice, jasmine rice and white Basmati rice, parboiled or unpolished rice; the list goes on. What do you do if you want to measure it and you have no measuring equipment whatsoever. Well, keep reading our article and you will learn how many grams of rice are in one spoon and how to use this knowledge for your benefit.

Note: while making our calculations we noticed that weight of medium grain rice, weight of white long rice and white Basmati rice differs only by 2%, which is not so noticeably different. Instead of making several tables, we made one common for all types of rice.

How many grams is one tablespoon of rice?

One fully rounded tablespoon of rice holds 24 grams.

One level tablespoon holds 12 grams of rice.

How many grams is one teaspoon of rice?

One rounded teaspoon of rice is 8 grams.

One level teaspoon of rice is 4 grams.

How to measure rice with a spoon?

  • How many spoons is 500 grams of rice? 500 grams of rice = 21 rounded tablespoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 400 grams of rice? 400 grams of rice = 16 rounded tablespoons of rice + 1 level tablespoon of rice.
  • How many spoons is 300 grams of rice? 300 grams of rice = 12 rounded tablespoons of rice + 1 level tablespoon of rice.
  • How many spoons is 260 grams of rice? 260 grams of rice = 11 rounded tablespoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 250 grams of rice? 250 grams of rice = 10 rounded tablespoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 200 grams of rice? 200 grams of rice = 8 rounded tablespoons of rice + 1 rounded teaspoon of rice.
  • How many spoons is 150 grams of rice? 150 grams of rice = 6 rounded tablespoons of rice + 1 level teaspoon of rice.
  • How many spoons is 120 grams of rice? 120 grams of rice = 5 level tablespoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 80 grams of rice? 80 grams of rice = 3 rounded tablespoons of rice + 1 rounded teaspoon of rice.
  • How many spoons is 75 grams of rice? 75 grams of rice = 3 rounded tablespoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 70 grams of rice? 70 grams of rice = 3 level tablespoons of rice + 2 rounded teaspoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 60 grams of rice? 60 grams of rice = 2 rounded tablespoons of rice + 1 level tablespoon of rice.
  • How many spoons is 50 grams of rice? 50 grams of rice = 2 rounded tablespoons of rice.
  • How many spoons is 40 grams of rice? 40 grams of rice = 1 rounded tablespoon of rice + 2 rounded teaspoons of rice.

How much does a tablespoon of cooked rice weigh?

One rounded tablespoon of cooked rice weighs 30 grams.

One level tablespoon of cooked rice weighs 15 grams.

NOTE: when we say “rounded” we mean that you scoop a spoonful of rice but with a small pile above the top. If you try to scoop as big a pile of cooked rice as you can get, its weight can run up to 50 grams in a rounded tablespoon.

How many calories does a spoonful of cooked rice contain?

There are 35 calories in 1 rounded tablespoon of cooked rice.

There are 15 calories in 1 level tablespoon of cooked rice.

Check out our calculations on how to measure cooked rice with a spoon:

  • How many spoons is 300 grams of cooked rice? 300 grams of cooked rice = 10 rounded tablespoons of cooked rice.
  • How many spoons is 200 grams of cooked rice? 200 grams of cooked rice = 8 level tablespoons of cooked rice.
  • How many spoons is 200 grams of cooked rice? 200 grams of cooked rice = 4 level tablespoons of cooked rice.
  • How many spoons is 50 grams of cooked rice? 50 grams of cooked rice = 2 level tablespoons of cooked rice. 

So, now you know how to measure rice without scales using only tablespoon or a teaspoon, how many grams is one tablespoon of rice; how many grams of cooked rice are in one tablespoon and how many calories it contains. We hope this information was useful for you, if you have any advice on how to measure different types of rice in grams without scales share with us, leave comments in the section below.

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