Steak Roll with Fried Egg and Tomato Smoor

Serves 4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 4 Portuguese rolls
  • 4 pieces steak, cooked to your liking
  • 4 large eggs
  • 30ml chilli oil

For the smoor:

  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) oil
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (optional)
  • 400g chopped tinned tomatoes
  • 250ml water
  • 1 stock cube, beef flavour
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) brown sugar


  • For the smoor: In a pan, heat the oil, add the onions and sauté until soft. Add the paprika and curry powder and fry for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the tomatoes and water and bring to the boil. Add the beef stock cube, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and allow to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring continuously until thickened.
  • To serve: fry the eggs in the chilli oil until done to your liking, top the roll with the steak, fried egg and the tomato smoor.