Summer is here! This means dreadful sunny days and scorching heatwaves. But, we Indians have our own remedies to keep our cool. Similarly, Bollywood actor, Ayushmann Khurrana has found his “natural potent protein shake” using two simple ingredients that can be found in most Indian kitchen. The actor dropped a latest shirtless image wowing the netizens on Instagram that flaunted his well-exercised body. Ayushmann Khurrana mentioned that he has been drinking “sattu powder mixed with buttermilk” during the lockdown.
actor captioned the post, “Sattu powder mixed with buttermilk is a natural and potent protein shake.” The recipe was passed down by the actor’s friends slash nutritionists-Deepika Rathod, head at @Luke_coutinho. Ayushmann was shot enjoying a big full mug of this cognition in his home, which seemed like an open balcony.
While we don’t know exactly if the actor is relying on natural remedies during the lockdown to make most of his homestay or is a new replacement of his protein shake, the simple shake seems to be doing wonder to his body. For instance, look at his biceps and abs!
‘Sattu’ or the roasted Bengal gram flour is known to be equivalent to the whey protein shake. It contains calcium, magnesium and iron. It is high on insoluble fibre and gut-friendly. It’s low on the glycemic index, sodium content and completely vegetarian, and vegan. Consuming it in the morning on an empty stomach can help to cool off the summer heat as well. On the other hand, buttermilk support digestion, strong bones, and oral health. It can help to lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels.
Photo credit: Ayushmann Khurrana Instagram