I grew up eating this for a snack. I know you’re wondering what kind of kid eats chiles on toast with some cheese for a snack. An Indian kid, that’s who. You can totally doctor this up with fancy-schmancy cheese, more spices, or different types of bread, but when I’m craving a taste of home at breakfast, this is what I make.
Excerpted from EVERY DAY EASY AIR FRYER © 2018 by Urvashi Pitre. Photography © 2018 by Ghazalle Badiozamani. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
Ingredients2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons grated mozzarella cheese
2 teaspoons salted butter, at room temperature
10 to 15 thin slices serrano chile or jalapeño
2 slices sourdough bread
1/2 teaspoon black pepper (optional)