# 1 lb of Basmati Rice in Cups

## How many Cups are 1 lb of Basmati Rice?

**1 lb of Basmati Rice in Cups** is approximately equal to 2 cups and 1/5.

That is, if in a cooking recipe you need to know what the equivalent of 1 lb of Basmati Rice measure in Cups, the exact equivalence would be *2.5193466*, so in rounded form it is **approximately 2 cups and 1/5.**

### Is this equivalence of 1 lb to Cups the same for other ingredients?

It should be noted that depending on the ingredient to be measured, the equivalence of Pounds to Cups will be different. That is, the rule of equivalence of Pounds of Basmati Rice in Cups is applicable only for this ingredient, for **other cooking ingredients there are other rules of equivalence**.

Please note that this website is merely informative and that its purpose is to try to inform about the approximate equivalent values to estimate the weight of the products that can be used in a cooking recipe, such as Basmati Rice, for example. In order to have an exact measurement, it is recommended to use a scale.

In the case of not having an accessible weighing scale and we need to know the **equivalence of 1 lb of Basmati Rice in Cups**, a very approximate answer will be 2 cups and 1/5.