How do I measure without a jug or scales lol

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Found 19th Oct 2007
I have some curry sauce which states 3oz then 1 pint of water.

But I have no way of guessing how much it is, can anyone help lol
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empty milk carton?
empty bottle?
Use a pint glass...
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sadiebabes

Use a pint glass...


much more simple than my idea
3oz is about 85 grams and I think there are 15 grams to a tablespoon... So = 5.6 tablespoons...
sadiebabes

3oz is about 85 grams and I think there are 15 grams to a tablespoon... … 3oz is about 85 grams and I think there are 15 grams to a tablespoon... So = 5.6 tablespoons...



Isn't a tablespoon 15ml? Not sure if there is a way to measure weight without scales, estimate maybe?
Bathroom scales?
can u steal a babies bottle? use that! mug some random baby whos walking home from the pub.
Original Poster
Well I have a pint glass it was more the sauce I was worried about
How many grams are in the packet of curry sauce? Give it a wee calculate and guess how much you need Don't add loads to start with as you can always add a bit more...

Failing that, stop being tight and call the local Chinese! :giggle:
sadiebabes

Failing that, stop being tight and call the local Chinese! :giggle:



LMAO, estimate!

Last time my sis estimated, the fairy cakes had too much chocolate sauce on the top and they tasted disgusting, and the dream topping had twice as much milk. We was there whisking and whisking trying to make it go thick, but it wouldent. Lmfao.

:roll:
Original Poster
How did you know it was Chinese?

Well at £1 for a small tub from a Chinese plus no way to go there, and me sitting here with chicken breast and curry sauce I can make it.

Too late to eat now anyway so will have it for tommorows tea.
ryouga

Too late to eat now anyway so will have it for tommorows tea.



PMSL
Victim

LMAO, estimate!Last time my sis estimated, the fairy cakes had too much … LMAO, estimate!Last time my sis estimated, the fairy cakes had too much chocolate sauce on the top and they tasted disgusting, and the dream topping had twice as much milk. We was there whisking and whisking trying to make it go thick, but it wouldent. Lmfao.:roll:



There's no such thing as too much chocolate :x :giggle:

Ahhh see that's why you add little by little... Dream topping is yummy
Original Poster
Its nice but sickly
ryouga

How did you know it was Chinese?Well at £1 for a small tub from a Chinese … How did you know it was Chinese?Well at £1 for a small tub from a Chinese plus no way to go there, and me sitting here with chicken breast and curry sauce I can make it.Too late to eat now anyway so will have it for tommorows tea.



A guess...

Don't they deliver?

You need to eattttt...!!!!
Lmao..

I know, i could eat dream topping all day. Omg, now i'm hungry.

Not sickly for me.

:thumbsup:
I don't think it's sickly either... yum yum yum... I'm hungry now tooooo
Hmmmmm, well looks like i'm gunna have to resort to milk. Thats the closest i've got to dream topping.

LMAO.
lololol :giggle:
Omg, i've just remembered, i bought sum dream topping when i went shopping a few days ago!!!

**Runs to check the cupboards**
Oooo ooo ooo, report back quicklyyyy
YES!!!!

I have some, going to prepare it soon. Want some sadie?
Ohhh I was so excited for you :-D

Yup yup yup please Victim, you can feed me it because I'm tired though :giggle:
Oh dear... You left me for a bowl of white whipped stuff and didn't even say goodbye :cry:
sadiebabes

Oh dear... You left me for a bowl of white whipped stuff and didn't even … Oh dear... You left me for a bowl of white whipped stuff and didn't even say goodbye :cry:



Lol, i decided to catch up on eastenders, and i ate all the dream topping.

:oops: :whistling:
ryouga

and me sitting here with chicken breast and curry sauce


Is this a medical complaint which has only come to light since you moved over the border!?!

In reply to your original question, have a look round at any other small prepacked products that display a fluid capacity (shampoo, mouthwash, ketchup toothpaste etc) and guesstimate from there?
Original Poster
Well I made some, had about 1.5 of the paste I used which was about 1/8 of the pace stuck at bottom of bowl which I chucked and at first it came out really watery and I thought I ruined it.

Then boiled it and it went really thick and I put half in a bowl when done and still had enough for 2 portions of chicken curry!

And the stuff left over is thick.

At least I know for the future and mmm it was nice, a bit salty tasting was the curry sauce but almost as good as real take away stuff
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