Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich Recipe

A wholesome delicious and healthy sandwich with a mixed vegetable paneer bhurji filling and creamy nutty homemade hummus that your family is going to love. Makes for a perfect breakfast and can even be packed into yours or your kids lunch box.

Archana's Kitchen
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Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich Recipe is a tasty grilled sandwich recipe which is slathered with fresh home made creamy hummus and filled with mixed vegetables paneer bhurji and cheese.  

Hummus is a popular spread made out of boiled chickpeas, blended with olive oil, garlic, sesame seeds, lemon and salt. Not only is hummus versatile and can be flavoured according to your taste but it is also very healthy as it is packed with plant based protein and contains a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. 

Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich are perfect to be packed for picnics or you can even serve these at your next tea party and wow your guests.

Serve the Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich along with a glass of fresh Plum Ginger Juice Recipe for a wholesome weekday breakfast.

If you like this recipe, you can also try our other filling Sandwich Recipes such as:

  1. Grilled Paneer Pineapple Sandwich Recipe
  2. Breakfast Bagel Sandwich Recipe With Guacamole & Vegetables
  3. Roasted Vegetable Panini Sandwich With Feta Cheese Recipe

Cuisine: Fusion
Course: Indian Breakfast
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


6 Servings


    To make the Hummus
  • 1 cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , soaked for 8 hours & cooked
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , roasted or 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lemon , juice extracted
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • For the Paneer Bhurji
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
  • 1 Carrots (Gajjar) , grated
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , grated
  • 1/4 cup Britannia Cheese Block , grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 12 Whole Wheat Brown Bread , slices

How to make Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich Recipe

  1. To begin making the Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich Recipe, first we will make the hummus and keep aside.

  2. Cook the soaked chickpeas in the pressure cooker for about 30 minutes, until soft. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Drain out any excess water.

  3. Into a mixer grinder, add cooked chickpeas, toasted sesame seeds or 1 tablespoon tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, cumin powder.

  4. Blend the chickpeas using little water at a time to get a nice thick hummus. Transfer the Hummus into a bowl and keep aside.

  5. *To Make the Paneer Bhurji

  6. In a preheated pan, add olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the garlic, onions and saute until the onions soften.

  7. Once the onions soften, add the capsicum, carrot and saute till the capsicum sweats and leaves little moisture.

  8. Once done, add in the cumin powder, red chilli powder, salt to taste, paneer and mix to combine well. Turn off the heat and allow the paneer bhurji mixture to cool a bit.

  9. *To make the Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich 

  10. Butter the preheated grill pan and keep two slices on the pan.

  11. Spread hummus on bread slices. Spread the Paneer Bhurji mixture evenly on the hummus and finally grate cheese on top of the paneer bhurji mixture.

  12. Cover the open Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich using another buttered bread slice. 

  13. Grill the Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich on pan till your get a crisp and golden brown coating on the outside.

  14. Once done, remove from the pan and serve hot.

  15. Serve the Grilled Hummus Paneer Bhurji Sandwich along with a glass of fresh Plum Ginger Juice Recipe for a wholesome weekday breakfast.