Brachot On Foods That Start With The Letter G

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Food Bracha Rishona Bracha Achrona
Garlic Bread Hamotzei Birkat Hamazon[1]
Gefilte Fish Shehakol Boreh Nefashot[2]
Gooseberry Haetz Boreh Nefashot[3]
Goulash If meat and vegetables are both primary bracha on majority ingredient Boreh Nefashot [4]
Graham Crackers Mezonot Al Hamichya[5]
Granola Bar Some poskim haadama; some poskim mezonot Boreh Nefashot; Al Hamichya[6]
Granola Cereal Haadama Boreh Nefashot[7]
Grape Haetz Al Haetz[8]
Grape Juice Hagefen Al Hagefen[9]
Grape Juice Diluted One should make hagefen on undiluted grape juice[10]
Grape Leaves Plain Shehakol Boreh Nefashot[11]
Grape Leaves Stuffed Bracha on the stuffing[12]
Grape Soda Shehakol Boreh Nefashot[13]
Grapefruit Haetz Boreh Nefashot[14]
Grapefruit Juice Shehakol Boreh Nefashot[15]
Green Beans Haadama Boreh Nefashot[16]
Green Peas Haadama Boreh Nefashot[17]
Green Pepper Haadama Boreh Nefashot[18]
Griddle Cake Mezonot Al Hamichya[19]
Grilled Cheese Hamotzei Birkat Hamazon[20]
Haetz | Boreh Nefashot[21]
Mezonot | Al Hamichya[22]
Guava Haetz Boreh Nefashot[23]
Guava Nectar Shehakol Boreh Nefashot[24]
Gum Shehakol No bracha[25]


  1. Halachos of Brachos Handbook p. 46
  2. Halachos of Brachos Handbook p. 46 explains that gelifte fish is shehakol since the bread crumbs are only added to make it thicker and not to give it a substantial taste.
  3. Halachos of Brachos p. 46
  4. Halachos of Brachos Handbook p. 46
  5. Shulchan Aruch OC 168:7, Halachos of Brachos Handbook p. 46
  6. Granola Bars
  7. Halachos of Brachos Handbook p. 46
  8. Shulchan Aruch OC 202:1, 208:1
  9. Halachos of Brachos Handbook p. 47
  10. Halachos of Brachos p. 449 cites Minchat Shlomo 4 who writes that grape juice that is diluted even a little bit might not be hagefen and so one should avoid this and if he wants to drink diluted grape juice he should first recite hagefen on undiluted grape juice and then drink the diluted grape juice.
  11. explains that the bracha on the grape leaves are shehakol since the grape vines aren't planted so that the leaves should be eaten.
  13. Halachos of Brachos p. 47
  14. Halachos of Brachos p. 47
  15. Halachos of Brachos p. 47
  16. Halachos of Brachos p. 47
  17. Halachos of Brachos p. 48
  18. Halachos of Brachos p. 48
  19. Halachos of Brachos p. 48 explains that if they're fried and not deep fried there is a dispute whether they are considered Pat Haba Bikisnin.
  20. Halachos of Brachos p. 48
  21. Piskei Teshuvot (Siman 202 note 87, pg 691) writes that guacamole is Shehakol since it is mixed in with other ingredients such as onions. Shaarei Habracha ch. 23 p. 630 writes that if the gaucamole is blended completely it is shehakol but if it has piecse of avocado it is haetz. Peni Hashulchan 202:7:1 p. 83 writes that gaucamole is haetz. See the full discussion here:
  22. See Ikar and Tofel
  23. Halachos of Brachos p. 48
  24. Halachos of Brachos p. 48
  25. Halachos of Brachos p. 48, Yalkut Yosef (Klalei Sefer Brachot pg 208-214)