The batter is then seasoned with other ingredients, such as cumin seeds, onion, curry leaves (sometimes previously sauteed), salt, chillies and/or black pepper grains.
In addition to the local presence, the bank maintains an off-shore banking unit in the head office in Colombo, and three branches in Malé, Chennai, and Seychelles and a subsidiary in London.
Bank of Ceylon (Bo C) was founded in 1939, with Sir Ernest de Silva as its first chairman.
The number of Malayalam speakers in Lakshadweep is 51,100, which is only 0.15% of the total number, but is as much as about 84% of the population of Lakshadweep.
In all, Malayalis made up 3.22% of the total Indian population in 2001.
134 Malayalam speaking households were reported in 1956 in Fiji.
There is also a considerable Malayali population in the Persian Gulf regions, especially in Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait.
At the time, Ceylon was a British colony and the then governor Sir Andrew Caldecott ceremoniously opened the bank on 1 August.
The English government introduced the banking arm for its government-oriented businesses.
to the natives of the South Indian state of Kerala and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.