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Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans

Posted by on June 16, 2020

TheyTry a Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans

The Anytime Treat for Ugandans

Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of UgandansRolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans.  They are available anywhere in Uganda and even Rwanda and Kenya. Street vendors make them before your eyes at their stands. The Ugandan Rolex is a rolled Chapati filled with a fried Egg Omelete, Vegetables, even Sausage or other meant items most often are included. The Uganda Rolex has become the Fast Food of Choice in Uganda. Even CNN is getting in on the Rolex that you do not wear but eat. CNN read our Article and contacted us asking if they could use our information in an article called “African Foods-finally taking off.” 

There now is the “Rolex Festivals,” which is trying to include the tasty dish as a Tourism Draw.

To most, it is an affordable Fast Food item that can be found almost anywhere. It is part of the Taste of Uganda and will remain that for a long time to come. Ugandans love their Chapati with Rolled Eggs.

 Enjoy a Rolex in Uganda as part of your Foodie Adventure in the Pearl of Africa. You will find out why the tasty Treat is so popular with visitors to Uganda. Tourists are often surprised by seeing signs advertising Rolex. They are wondering how the expensive Swiss Rolex Watch can be sold here in roadside stands. Soon they find out that it is not the watch but a rolled chapati filled with two scrambled eggs, cabbage, onions, tomatoes.  

The famous Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans was introduced back in 2003 in the Wandegeya area near Makerere University. The word of the tasty and affordable Treat quickly spread around Uganda.

Today you can find Rolex Vendors, Stands all over Kampala. It is even served in higher-priced restaurants. Roadside vendors offer them to travelers in Buses and vehicles. It is an inexpensive meal, and Ugandans rave about it. It also provides a meaningful income for young men who sell a tasty dish with little start-up capital needed.

The name Rolex alludes to the rolled chapatis and, of course, the eggs. In Uganda, almost every person knows what a Rolex is. Here, it is not only a breakfast food but is eaten as a lunch or dinner meal, or as a hearty snack.  

Many a visitor to Uganda has developed a liking for Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans, especially the backpacker crowd as a way to keep their meal budget down. Its popularity has now extended beyond Uganda’s borders. It can even be found in Kigali, Rwanda, in a restaurant there. There are also videos you can find about how to make a Rolled Egg Dish. Visitors to Uganda are consuming them, and more. The next thing you will find versions of it at various fast food outlets in the west where the closest thing we have to it is a Breakfast Burrito.

Caution: If you are visiting Uganda or live here, pick a clean and sanitary Stand for your tasty Chapati-Egg Treat. Otherwise, you just might come down with a case of Idi Amin’s revenge, which would undoubtedly dampen your holiday in the Pearl of Africa.

Three Students in the USA, one from Uganda, came up with the more sanitary Musana Carts (award-winning) that can now be seen in downtown Kampala. They come equipped with solar lights, have a storage place, even space for a fridge.

Many of the Present Rolex Vendors operate illegally. Musana Carts are authorized by Kampala Authorities for sanitary conditions and registration.

Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans – not the Watch but a rolled Chapati with Eggs, Vegetables, and even Ground Beef. Even Restaurants as far away as Kigali Rwanda have gotten in on Uganda’s Favorite Fast-Food.

Rolex – the Favorite Fast Food of Ugandans – On Safari in Uganda

You can try a Rolex on your Safari with us in Uganda. Even some Lodges have begun to serve them up as a Breakfast Treat. Rolex, not something to be worn in Uganda but to be eaten. The most popular fast food street food is becoming mainstream. It is now found on the menu of restaurants throughout Uganda.

Some eateries may call it a wrap, or something else, to Ugandans, no matter what the name, it is still the much-loved Rolex.

Let us know that you would like a Taste of Uganda on your Safari with us, and we will include it on your Safari for you to enjoy.

Rolex – We don’t wear them – but we eat them in Uganda.

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