Convert Pinches of Salt to Grams

Enter the salt volume in pinches below to get the value converted to grams.

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1 pinch = 0.355625 g
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How to Convert Pinches to Grams

To convert a pinch measurement to a gram measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One pinch is equal to 0.355625 grams, so use this simple formula to convert:

grams = pinches × 0.355625

The salt volume in grams is equal to the pinches multiplied by 0.355625.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pinches to grams using the formula above.
5 pinches = (5 × 0.355625) = 1.778125 g

Pinches and grams are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Pinches

A pinch is a small unit used in cooking, typically used to measure salt and other spices when seasoning. One pinch is equal to the amount of seasoning that can be taken between your thumb and finger, or 1/2 of a dash. The pinch is a rough measurement, but is commonly considered to be equal to 1/16 of a teaspoon.

Grams

One gram of salt is equal to about 0.176 teaspoons of salt. The recommended daily sodium intake is about 2,300mg, or 2.3 grams.

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of salt volume in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g, for example 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

Pinch Measurements and Equivalent Gram Conversions

Common pinch values converted to the equivalent gram value
Pinches Grams
1 0.355625 g
2 0.71125 g
3 1.0669 g
4 1.4225 g
5 1.7781 g
6 2.1338 g
7 2.4894 g
8 2.845 g
9 3.2006 g
10 3.5563 g
11 3.9119 g
12 4.2675 g
13 4.6231 g
14 4.9788 g
15 5.3344 g
16 5.69 g
17 6.0456 g
18 6.4013 g
19 6.7569 g
20 7.1125 g
21 7.4681 g
22 7.8238 g
23 8.1794 g
24 8.535 g
25 8.8906 g
26 9.2463 g
27 9.6019 g
28 9.9575 g
29 10.31 g
30 10.67 g
31 11.02 g
32 11.38 g
33 11.74 g
34 12.09 g
35 12.45 g
36 12.8 g
37 13.16 g
38 13.51 g
39 13.87 g
40 14.23 g

More Pinch Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Smidgens
1 pinch is equal to 2 smidgens
Convert to Dashes
1 pinch is equal to 0.5 dashes
Convert to Teaspoons
1 pinch is equal to 0.0625 teaspoons
Convert to Tablespoons
1 pinch is equal to 0.020833 tablespoons
Convert to Cups
1 pinch is equal to 0.001302 cups