The account of Mastanamma had more than 1 million followers. Saw it under more how a curry made in a hollowed-out watermelon over an open fire. Also she made snails, and emu eggs ready. They had hardly any utensils, but used her hands and crouched down next to the fire. The food was served on a banana leaf. “She knew that she was famed. She thought it was great”, said one of the people behind the account.
Mastanamma came from a small village in the south of India. According to Indian media was married when she was 11 years old. Eleven years later she was a widow with five children. They earned a living by heavy bags of rice to carry. A few months ago the death of her last child.