Predominantly an agricultural state, Chhattisgarh
is gifted with a rich cultural heritage and attractive natural diversity. Rice is their staple diet. Most of the villagers drink liquor brewed from Mahuwa flower. The tribals of Bastar region of Chhattisgarh eat any thing they like. Red ants constitute their favorite dish. Flying ants, mushrooms, squirrels, and rats are some of their choicest delicacies. Besides these curious dishes, they are fond of fish and pork. Pork forms a major item in their diet and almost every major ceremony starts with the sacrifice of a pig.