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Dill Leaves or Dillweed | Dried Dill Leaves at Home

Sumit Malhotra
Dill Leaves | Dried Dill Leaves at Home - Drying dill when bought fresh or harvested is a must if the intention is to preserve and store the spice for future use.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs
Course Spices
Cuisine World
Servings 25 Servings
Calories 2 kcal


  • 1 Cup Fresh Dill Leaves
  • 1 Heat Dry Heat Use microwave oven on convection mode


  • Wash the herbs with clean water and dry using paper towels or a salad spinner.
  • Set the oven’s temperature to the lowest setting or about 110°F (43°C).
  • Place wax paper over the oven’s trays.
  • Place and spread the herb parts over the tray in a single layer.
  • Insert tray inside the oven and let dry the dill for about 2-4 hours.
  • Check the dill herb every 30 minutes for dryness. Dill drying is finished once the leaves crumble.
  • Remove tray from the oven, let cool.
  • Separate the seeds and place them in a nontransparent, dry container.
  • Crush the dill leaves and likewise pour them in a similar container.
  • Store both the spices in a dry and dark place.


  • Wash the dill leaves thoroughly before drying them to remove the dirt.
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