Kitniyot List

OU Kosher Staff

The following are considered Kitniyot:

  • Beans
  • Buckwheat
  • Caraway
  • Cardamom
  • Corn
  • Edamame
  • Fennel Seeds
  • Fenugreek
  • Green Beans
  • Hemp Seeds
  • Lentils
  • Linseed (Flaxseed)
  • Millet
  • Mustard
  • Peas
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Rapeseed
  • Rice
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Soybeans
  • Sunflower Seeds

The following are not considered Kitniyot, but may require special checking:

  • Anise
  • Carob
  • Chia Seeds
  • Coriander
  • Cottonseed
  • Cumin
  • Guar Gum
  • Locust Bean Gum
  • Safflower
  • Saffron

The following may be Kitniyot and are therefore not used:

  • Amaranth
  • Peanuts

What is Kitniyot? Read more here.


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