The Indic Transliteration lets one type Indian languages with an English keyboard. When the user types in English the tool converts the input into a chosen Indian language after space bar or enter is hit. The five languages are Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
The contest will run on Knol, which is a new Google product that enables users to share their expert knowledge in an organized manner. Knol was primarily introduced to provide a platform for a common man to publish and with Indic Tranliteration content from Indian languages too will play a role on the web.
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor will be judging the recipes recieved in the contest. The contest is open for Indian receipes written in any of the five languages.