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Chattisgarh in Central India is an amazing state. It is rich in flora and fauna. It is known for its indigenous tribal culture which is intact to a large extent though civilization is slowly creeping in.
One of the interesting thing we found while traveling in Chattisgarh was the liquor which is brewed out of the flowers of Mahua tree which grows abundant in the forests. The tribals collect the mahua flowers which fall, dry them and then make liquor by fermenting it.
Called locally as "Mahua" is is tangy and has high alcohol content to give you a good "kick"!
|Dried Mahua flowers being sold in weekly market in Chattisgarh|
Next time when you are touring Chattisgarh or Jharkhand or Orissa, make sure you taste this unadulterated country liquor which is sold in tribal "Haats" or weekly markets to feel high!!
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