Food Portions

Food Portions (Tips & Tricks)

1 Teaspoon (5ml)

About the size of the top half of your thumb
25 gm of flour (atta) is approximate what can be held in an average Indian woman palm

1 Ounce (28 g)

Approximately a inch cube of cheese
Volume of four stacked dice
Slice of cheese is about the size of a 3 1/ 2 inch computer disk
Chunk of cheese is about as thick as 2 dominoes
1 handful (palm) of nuts

2 Ounces (57g)

1 small chicken leg or thigh
1/2 cup of cottage cheese or tuna

3 Ounces (85 g)

Serving of meat is about the size of a deck of playing cards (3 exchanges)
1/2 of whole chicken breast
1 medium pork chop
1 small hamburger
Unbreaded fish fillet

1/2 cup (118 ml)

Fruit or vegetables can fit in the palm of your hand
About the volume of a tennis ball

1 cup (236 ml)

About the size of a woman's fist
Breakfast cereal goes halfway up the side of a standard cereal bowl
Broccoli is about the size of a light bulb
1 medium apple = A tennis ball