Indian cuisine has evolved over the course of thousands of years and across many geographical regions. The term "Indian food" encompasses a huge swath of potential dishes and techniques, so you should be able to create a variety of dishes that pique your interest and jumpstart your salivary glands. Share your best Indian dish or technique to win a deep-fry pan, tava griddle, or some kala namak black salt.

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), June 10, 2013. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, June 24, 2013.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Indian Cuisine Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

20 Prizes

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive a Futura Hard Anodised Deep-Fry Pan 3.75L with Steel Lid and Flat Bottom and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive a Futura Non-Stick Flat Tava Griddle and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

Runner Up Prize (12)

Twelve Runner Up prize winners will receive a jar of Kala Namak black salt and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jun 10, 2013 and Jun 24, 2013 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Indian Cuisine Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.