Samantha Akkineni tries her hand at cooking during coronavirus lockdown
First Published 12, Jun 2020, 11:29 AM
The latest celeb to jump on the cooking bandwagon during the coronavirus lockdown is Samantha Akkineni, who tried preparing vegan soup with Sridevi Jasti, holistic nutritionist and lifestyle expert
The coronavirus lockdown has forced most of us to cook our own meals a lot more than usual, and it has been no different for movie stars.
In the past two months, we have seen Karisma Kapoor bake chocolate cake, Deepika Padukone trying her hands at Thai cuisine, Malaika Arora making Malabar curry, and Saif Ali Khan making mutton biryani, among many others.
Another star who was recently spotted joining the quarantine cooking club is Samantha Akkineni.
The actress, who certainly has a knack for healthy eating, was spotted learning how to make a plant-based soup from holistic nutritionist Sridevi Jasti.
But this isn’t the first time when Samantha had hit the headlines for her cooking as a few weeks ago, Samantha’s mother-in-law, Amala Akkineni had revealed that her daughter-in-law doesn’t cook for the family but instead helps her father-in-law Akkineni Nagarjuna with the essentials.
“It is wonderful to see that Samantha’s passion and philosophy of growing food, eating local, cooking healthy aligns with my greatest interest in life which is showing people how one can eat healthy and tasty at the same time… without a need to compromise. I am really looking forward to sharing more and more recipes, ideas and tips on food and nutrition. I believe there is no skill greater than cooking for yourself and your family. The recent covid times are proof of my belief. Here is a recipe for an exotic, healthy, plant-based soup that is made with local ingredients grown on my terrace garden and or easily available from the local markets. This recipe is very nutritious as it is loaded with ingredients that are extremely good for you and it is easy to make. Did you know purslane is very high in omega oils? A must green for vegans. Amaranth leaves are high in iron, calcium, magnesium and protein (sic),” Jasti wrote in her Instagram post.
Samantha maybe learning to cook healthy food for hubby Naga Chaitanya but she already looks like a pro.