# How much is 400g rice in cups?

In this article, we will answer the question “How much is 400g rice in cups?”, and how many cups of rice is a serving?

Read on if you want to know how to freeze rice for an extended shelf-life.

## How much is 400g rice in cups?

On average, 200 grams of rice comes out to be 1 cup. So, 400g rice will equal 2 cups.

## How much rice for two people?

A single serving of rice weighs about 90g, in uncooked form, which equals ½ cup. For two light eaters, 1 cup of uncooked or raw rice would be enough.  After cooking, when the rice doubles in size, ½ cup raw rice becomes 1 cup of cooked rice. Some people use ⅓ cup uncooked rice for a single person serving.

## How many cups of rice is a serving?

A single serving of rice weighs about 90g, in uncooked form, which equals ½ cup. After cooking, when the rice doubles in size, ½ cup raw rice becomes 1 cup of cooked rice. Some people use ⅓ cup uncooked rice for a single person serving. For two light eaters, 1 cup of uncooked or raw rice would be enough.

## Can you freeze uncooked rice?

Yes, you can freeze uncooked rice. It is a great option if you bought rice in bulk and want to save them for a prolonged period.

Freezing extends the shelf-life of the White rice, Jasmine, and Basmati rice up to 30 years. If stored correctly, frozen brown rice can last as long as 18 years.

## The shelf-life of rice

The following table shows an estimated shelf-life of different types of rice under different storage conditions.

## How to freeze uncooked rice?

If the original package of rice is unopened, you need to simply repackage it in an air-tight container or freezer bag before freezing. To freeze the leftovers from an open package of rice, follow the instructions below.

1. Transfer the rice into an air-tight freezer bag or container. Make sure the container or bag is completely dry.
1. The seal of the air-tight container should be tight to block air, moisture, and entry of bugs. If you opt for a freezer bag, make sure to squeeze out as much air is possible.
1. Label the bag or container before freezing. This helps in identifying the frozen product and helps keep track of its shelf-life.

## How to use or store leftover rice?

Store any rice leftovers within 1-2 hours of cooking. Make sure the rice is at room temperature before storing them in the fridge. Starchy food kept in moist and warm environments favors the growth of Bacillus cereus, a spore-forming bacteria that causes food-borne illnesses and commonly contaminates rice and potato.

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## Conclusion

In this article, we answered the question “How much is 400g rice in cups?”, and how many cups of rice is a serving.

## References

https://www.sanitarium.com.au/health-nutrition/nutrition/weight-measurement-and-temperature-c

https://ncalculators.com/unit-conversion/rice-cup-ounce-grams.htm