Kneidels - a.k.a. matzah balls

Updated: May 20


1 tablespoons of schmaltz or chicken fat (olive oil or margarine also works)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1 cup fine matzo meal

1 cup water

1 teaspoon baking powder


Mix fat/oil, cinnamon and salt together.

Add eggs one by one. Beat till light and fluffy.

Then fold in the matzah meal and baking powder and add water. Mix well and refrigerate for 15-30 minutes until all the water is absorbed and you can form balls.

Wet hands and roll into balls.

Boil them in salted water for 10 minutes.

Then boil another 10 minutes in soup broth,


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