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Ugandan-Rolex

Rolex Recipe (Breakfast Wraps)

Rolex is a Ugandan street food that is typically made by rolling an omlette made with onions, tomatoes, etc, into a chapati. My version is an elevated version of the classic Ugandan Rolex.

Rolex is a Ugandan street food that is typically made by rolling an omlette made with onions, tomatoes, etc, into a chapati. My version is an elevated version of the classic Ugandan Rolex.
Ugandan-Rolex

Ingredients

2 tbsp oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
350 gms beef, cut into strips
For the chapati:
3 cups all purpose flour
3 tbsp oil
3/4 cup water
For the omlette:
2 eggs (per rolex)
green bell pepper, chopped
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves, for garnish

Instructions

1
Heat oil in a pot and add the onions. Cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for another 1 minute.
2
Add the tomato paste and cook it for 1-2 minutes. Next, add the tomatoes, turmeric powder and salt. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
3
Stir the meat into the tomatoes, cover the pot with a lid and cook for 20-25 minutes. Set aside while you prepare the chapati's.
4
To make the chapati's: In a bowl, mix together all purpose flour, oil and water. Knead for 5-8 minutes and then place in a bowl. Cover with a kitchen towel and let rest for 15 minutes.
5
Dust your working surface with flour and roll a small portion of the dough into a round and thin chapati. Place it onto a hot pan. Once you see bubbles form, flip it over and spread 1 tsp of oil over it. Flip it around again and spread another 1 tsp of oil. Flip it around one more time and take it out.
6
To make an omlette: in the same pan, heat oil. In a bowl, use a fork to whisk together egg, bell pepper and salt. Pour this mixture into the oil and spread using a fork. Cook for 1 minute and then flip it over. Place a chapati on the omlette and press it down for 30 seconds.
7
Take the chapati and omlette out onto your working surface, spread a layer of the beef mixture and top with coriander leaves. Roll it up and serve.

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