Dill 4th October 2017 by Nicholas Ripley Dill is an annual or biennial plant with feather-like fragrant leaves and umbels of yellow flowers in summer which are very important for attracting bees to the garden. dilltransparent600#81d742 How To GrowHow To EatRecipes Dig the soil, remove all weeds and seeds can be sown during spring to midsummer. Sow in sunny sheltered position Water well in dry conditions to avoid bolting. Leaves are cut in spring and summer for use fresh or dried. Seeds are harvested in summer to be dried for use in cooking. Fresh dill leaves have a slight aniseed flavour. They can be snipped and added as a garnish for omelettes, salads and soups etc. Aloo Soya Patte ki Sabzi (Dill Potatoes Stir Fry) Wash dill leaves and roughly cut potatoes. Heat oil and add tsp of cumin seeds. Add potatoes and fry well then add turmeric, red pepper powder and salt & fry for further 5 minutes. Add handful of frozen peas and chopped dill leaves. Mix and sprinkle 2tbsp water and cook until potatoes soften serve with rice.