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There are kosher for Passover pumpkin seeds. However, they are classified as kitniyot so all Ashkenazi and some Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews won't eat them.
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Is rice kosher for Passover?

Like many things Jewish, it depends. Jews from Europe other than Spain ("Ashkenazim") have a tradition not to eat it since rice flour in particular was commonly stored in the same place that wheat flour was stored, leading to confusion as to what was permitted and what was not permitted and what mat (MORE)

Is soy milk kosher for Passover?

Soy products are only considered kosher for Passover by some Sephardi customs. This is because soy beans are legumes which are considered kitniyot.

Is rum Kosher for Passover?

There are brands of rum that are certified kosher for Passover, however, you would have to check the labeling to confirm individual bottles have the appropriate hechsher. Please see the related link which has the cRc's list of approved alcohol.

Is popcorn kosher for Passover?

It depends. If you are Ashkenaz, then you can't eat popcorn on Passover (Ashkenazim don't eat legumes on passover, and corn is a legume). If you are of a Sefard (who do eat legumes on Passover) origin, then you technically can eat popcorn on Passover, but it must have a reliable kosher for Passover (MORE)

Is tofu kosher for Passover?

Tofu makers don't bother trying to get their products kosher certified for Passover as soy beans are kitniyot so the majority of Ashkenazi Jews wouldn't eat it during Passover.

Are string beans kosher for Passover?

Fresh string beans are kosher for Passover. However, canned string beans might need a kosher for Passover certification. Correction: Ashkenazi Jews do not eat legumes of any kind as they are kitniyot, this includes string beans.

Are olives kosher for Passover?

Yes, only if they are specifically certified kosher for passover. You can find kosher for Passover olives at any Jewish supermarket

Are lentils kosher for Passover?

It depends - if you are of Sephardic descent - from Spain, Portugal or North Africa - then yes. If you're from an Ashkenazi background - the rest of Europe - then lentils fall into the category of kitniyot, small things, which have traditionally not been eating during Passover. This tradition stems (MORE)

Is granola kosher for Passover?

Though some brands of granola are kosher for non-Passover use, nogranola is kosher for Passover. For Passover, you can get fake'granola' that is made from matzo. Or, it may be fun to researchingredients and try to make some on your own.

Is spaghetti Kosher for Passover?

Spaghetti and pasta is normally not Kosher for Passover as it is generally made with wheat flour and considered chometz . In recent years I have seen Kosher for Passover pasta on supermarket shelves in Israel. Perhaps this is made with potato flour like gnocci.

Is Vodka kosher for Passover?

Most Vodka is made from wheat or rye, and therefore is not kosher for Passover. There are 3 or 4 still made from only potatoes, but you must check labels.If you want some potato Vodka for the next high Holy days, you can make some at home. We call it Polish White Lightening, but you can name you (MORE)

Is Mac and cheese kosher for Passover?

These days there are kosher for Passover pastas, usually made from potato. I don't know of any brand of mac and cheese that are certified kosher for Passover though.

Is sesame oil kosher for Passover?

If you can find a bottle that's labeled kosher for Passover. However, sesame seeds are kiniyot so Ashkenazi Jews are not supposed to eat them or any derivative.

Is bread kosher for Passover?

Anything with wheat that has been left with water or yeast for over 18 minutes is considered CHAMETZ(not allowed on passover according to orthodox jews.)

Are chickpeas kosher for Passover?

It depends. If you are of Sephardic or Mizrahi extraction then yes, they are. If, however, you are Ashkenazi, then traditionally no, they're not. This is because they fall into the category of kitniyot, small things - peas and beans from which it is possible to make flour that could become confused (MORE)

Are cashews kosher for Passover?

Though they look similar to peanuts - which are not considered kosher for Passover by the majority of Ashkenazi Jews - cashews are kosher for Passover. The reason for this is that peanuts are not, in fact, nuts - they're legumes, as are peas and beans. Whereas peas and beans do not fall into the F (MORE)

Is grape-seed oil Kosher for Passover?

Yes, grape seed oil is kosher for Passover for all groups including Ashkenazim. You would have to check the labeling for a valid Pesach hechsher though.

Is givenchy perfume kosher for Passover?

There are different opinions on whether or not perfumes containing chametz alcohol are permitted during Pesach. If you're not sure, you should check with your Rabbi. Please see the related link for an explanation of the different opinions.

What sweeteners are kosher for Passover?

Real sugar is kosher for Passover. As for artificial sweeteners: There is kosher l'Pesach Sweet 'N Low Some brands of Aspertame are You would have to check the packaging for the appropriate certification.

Is flax seed kosher for Passover?

Flax seed is kosher for Passover, as long as it is in the form of a seed; if baked into bread then it would not be kosher for Passover (since all forms of leavened bread are not kosher for Passover). However, flax falls within the category of 'kitniyot' and therefore is not eaten by Ashkenazi Jews.

Is corn on the cob kosher for Passover?

As a 'vegetable' corn is kosher by default. However, for Pesach, it is classified as kitniyot so Ashkenazi Jews and some Sephardi and Mizrachi groups won't eat it.

Is hummus kosher for Passover?

In Israel you can get kosher for Passover hummus. However, it is classified as kitniyot and therefore isn't eaten by Ashkenazi Jews. As a result, outside of Israel, you aren't going to find kosher for Passover hummus.

Is flour kosher for Passover?

It depends on the type of flour. Potato flour, alternately called potato starch is fine for Passover. Flour made from the 5 prohibited grains (wheat, oat, spelt, barley, and rye) is not allowed.

Is sunflower seed kosher for Passover?

It is possible to get sunflower seeds and products made from sunflower seeds, such as oil, that are hechshered kosher l'Pesach. However, all of these products are considered kitniyot and therefore, the majority of Ashkenazi Jews will not eat them.

Are poppy seeds kosher for Passover?

Ashkenazi Jews traditionally prohibit the consumption of kitniyot(including poppy seeds); Sephardic Jews do consume kitniyot duringPassover. So, which side are you on?

Is cognac kosher for passover?

Yes, it can be since it is made from wine, which can be Kosher for passover if created under appropriate supervision. The bottle would require a kosher for Passover hechsher.

Is gluten free Kosher for Passover?

There are kosher food companies that are now making gluten-free products Kosher for Passover and all-year-round. However, something being gluten-free has no bearing on whether or not it is Kosher or Kosher for Passover.

Is rice bran kosher for passover?

It is outright prohibited for Ashkenazim (since rice is notpermitted). However, it is usually prohibited for Sephardim andMizrahim as well since Rice-based cereals usually contain othergrains in addition to the rice (such as barley, wheat, sorghum, ormillet). It is these other grains that would make (MORE)

Which alcoholic drink is kosher for passover?

Plum brandy and potato vodka are a couple of the kosher alcoholicdrinks for Passover. Answer: Generally, brandy needs rabbinic supervision year-round (not onlyon Passover), because it's usually distilled from wine (all winesneed kashrut supervision). There is a kosher for Passover plumbrandy, but (MORE)

Is corn flour kosher for passover?

That depends on which rabbi you ask. Anything with wheat, oats,rye, barley or spelt (Russian winter wheat) is forbidden by theTorah. Any sort of grain that will "rise" or ferment is banned;these grains can only be eaten during Passover if they have beenbaked into matzoh within 18 minutes. Ashkenazi (MORE)

Is lox kosher for passover?

Lox is a fillet of brined salmon, so yes, it is kosher forPassover. But the bagel that you would normally spread it on isdefinitely chametz.