Dill Seed is similar to, but stronger than Dill Weed. Dill Seed is used in the Middle East as a spice in cold dishes like Fattosh and in pickles. Dill Seed appears in Southeast Asian [Vietnamese, Thai, Lao] recipes for coconut milk-based fish curries. Iranians use Dill Seed in rice dishes, and the spice is added to the Indian cuisine of Gujarat. They also make a great quick refrigerator pickle when added to brine!