- a side dish including bits of noodle, often sauteed with vegetables and beef or chicken stock
- noodle pellets
- My fondest memory of Passover is my grandma's matzah farfel.
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)
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