Halbi Tribe - Maharashtra - Family Portrait of a Halbi family . Halbi speak Halbi dialect . The Halbis believe in magic and evil spirits . Every Halba house is constructed facing to North . The Halbis generally plant "Tulsi " in the courtyard of their houses . The Halbis generally bury their dead . Tattooing has a special cultural significance amongst the Halbis . Rice is the stable food of the Halbis . THey drink a peculiar type of beverage called " Basi " . They use bamboo tempraps called " Zinkars " for catching fish . The Halbi men wear scanty dress like " Langoti " and " Barahandi " , the females wear sarees .