Rice is the principal crop of the area, and forms the main part of the diet of these people. Fascinatingly red ants, flying ants, mushrooms, squirrels, and rats are some of the other special delicacies. Liquor, brewed from mahuwa is an important delicacy among the tribal people. Pork is a major item in their diet and almost every major ceremony begins with the sacrifice of a pig. They are also fond of fish.