Roasted rib of beef with chilli cumin dal

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By Christine Manfield

Published 1999

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Here rich, succulent meat combines with the full-bodied yet mellow spiciness of lentils, creating a wonderful and complex partnership.


  • 2 teaspoons ground roasted chilli
  • 2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
  • 6 x 200


  1. Rub ground chilli and pepper into beef.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy-based frying pan and seal beef for 3 minutes over moderately high heat, then turn over and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat and allow meat to rest for 10 minutes.
  3. While meat is resting, preheat oven to