Sunday, August 28, 2011

Measures & Measurements

Measuring ingredients is one of the important aspect of cooking.
Different people use different measures.
Common measurements used for cooking
[ This is my measurement not SI system!!! ]

1 Uzhakku          =   1 Cup

1 Tumbler           =   1 Cup(200ml)

1 Big Kuzhi         =   approx. 1/4 cup ( slightly less
Karandi ( ladle )          than 1/4 Cup )

1 Small Kuzhi      =  approx. 1 Table spoon ( Tblsp ) 
Karandi( ladle )

1 Spoon              =   1 Tsp

Some Practical Conversion

1 Cup Maida        =  100 gm

3/4 Cup Powder   =   100 gm
Sugar

3/4  Ordinary Sugar =  120 gm

1 Cup oil               = 130 gm

1 Cup Butter         =  150gm

1 Tblsp         =  15 gm

1 Tsp                   =   5gm