Winter cakes (pithas) are very popular with Bangladeshi people. Different types of pitha are made during the year in Bangladesh. But the winter season is the best season for making and having different types of delicious pitha. The best time to have pitha is in the foggy mornings and evenings of winter.
There are many traditional pitha items in Bangladesh. Pati Sapta Pitha, Vapa Pitha, Kuli Pitha, Chitoi Pitha and Teler Pitha are the most famous pithas in the winter season. Every winter season, pitha makers are bustling with hundreds of customers in the Shantidham area of Khulna.
Nuruzzaman Nur, a seasonal Pitha maker of Khulna makes pitha for customers every winter season. This year is no different. He has already started to sell Chitoi pitha for almost 15-20 days.