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Weights and measures

Weights and Measures of common foods

Most useful list or chart of Weights and Measures with different category of foods like vegetables, fruits, cereals, pulses, nuts and oil seeds etc.,

INGREDIENT MEASURE WT. (Gms) CATEGORY
Adrak (Ginger) 1 10 Vegetables
Akrot (Walnut) 2 pc 10 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Aloo (Potato) 1 medium 70 Vegetables
Amrud (Guava) 1 medium 150 Fruits
Atta (Wheat Flour) 1 cup 130 Cereal
Average for all pulses and beans 1/3 cup 50 Pulses
Badam (Almonds) 9 big pcs. 10 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Beetroot 1 medium 60 Vegetables
Besan (Gram Flour) 1/3 cup 40 Pulses
Bread (Big) 1 Slice 30 Cereal
Bread (Small) 1 Slice 22 Cereal
Bread Crumbs cup / 1 tbsp 30 / 8 Cereal
Butter cup / 1 tbsp 60 / 15 Dairy Products
Castor Sugar (Powdered) Cup 30 Sugar
Cheese (Grated) 1 tbsp 5 Dairy Products
Chikoo (Sapota) 1 medium 200 Fruits
Cocoa Powder 1 tbsp 5 Miscellaneous
Coconut Powder Dry (desiccated) Cup 17 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Coffee Powder 1 tsp 2 Miscellaneous
Corn Flakes Cup 20 Cereal
Corn Flour 1 tbsp 6 Miscellaneous
Cream 1 tbsp 15 Dairy Products
Curd cup / 1 tbsp 120 / 15 Dairy Products
Custard Powder 1 tbsp 6 Miscellaneous
Daliya / Dalia (Cracked Wheat) 1 tbsp 10 Cereal
Drinking Chocolate 1 tbsp 10 Miscellaneous
Elaichi Small (Green Cardamom) 14 nos. 2 Miscellaneous
French Beans 13 medium 50 Vegetables
Gelatine 1 tbsp 5 Miscellaneous
Ghee (Solid) cup / 1 tbsp 60 / 15 Fats and Oils
Granulated Cup 55 Sugar
Groundnut Oil / Other Oil cup / 1 tbsp 40 / 10 Fats and Oils
Hari Mirch (Green Chilly) 3 nos. 10 Vegetables
Honey 1 tbsp / 1 tsp 15 / 5 Sugar
Icing Sugar cup / 1 tsp 40 / 3 Sugar
Jam 1 tbsp 20 Miscellaneous
Kaju (Cashew nuts) 6 big pcs. 10 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Kela (Banana) 1 medium 100 Fruits
Khira / Kheera (Cucumber) 1 medium 150 Vegetables
Kishmish (Raisins) 1 tbsp (approx 45 nos.) 10 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Lahsun (Garlic) 8 cloves (flakes) 5 Vegetables
Lemon 1 medium 30 Fruits
Maida (Flour) Cup 60 Cereal
Mango 1 medium 200 Fruits
Matar (Peas) 10 shelled 25 Vegetables
Mausambi, Orange, Malta 1 medium 150 Fruits
Milk 1 cup 240 Dairy Products
Milk Powder Cup 20 Dairy Products
Moong Fali (Groundnuts / Peanuts) 1 tbsp / cup 10 / 40 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Mushroom 5 medium 40 Vegetables
Onion 1 medium / 1 small 60 / 35 Vegetables
Paav / Pao (Plain Bun) 1 Pc. 60 Cereal
Papita (Papaya) 1 medium 600 Fruits
Patta Gobhi (Cabbage) 1 medium 400 Vegetables
Phool Gobhi (Cauliflower) 1 medium 400 Vegetables
Pineapple (canned) 1 Slice 50 Fruits
Pista (Pistachio) 1 tbsp (approx 18 big pcs) 10 Nuts and Oil Seeds
Pudina (Mint Leaves) 6 stems 5 Vegetables
Rice Cup 80 Cereal
Sabudana / Saboodana (Sago) Cup 40 Miscellaneous
Salt 1 tsp 5 Miscellaneous
Seb (Apple), Nashpati (Pear) 1 medium 80 Fruits
Shakkar (Brown Sugar) Cup 30 Sugar
Shimla Mirch (Capsicum) 1 medium 50 Vegetables
Spices 1 tsp 2 Miscellaneous
Sprouted Pulse 1/3 cup dry (50 gm) 170 (sprouted) Pulses
Suji / Sooji (Semolina) Cup 30 Cereal
Tamatar (Tomato) 1 medium 50 Vegetables
Tea Leaves 1 tsp 1.5 Miscellaneous
Tomato Sauce 1 tsp 5 Miscellaneous
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