Nisha Katona served up a tasty one-pot chicken biryani with apricots and whole spices on This Morning.
The ingredients are: 5 tbsp veg oil, 2 large onions finely diced, 5cm 2 ginger, peeled and crushed, 4 cloves garlic, crushed, 600g chicken diced (or 600g chopped tinned jackfruit), 1 tsp turmeric, 1/4 tsp chili powder, 3 tbsp garam masala, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp sugar, 1 stick cinnamon, 2 cloves, 3 green cardamom pods, 100g finely diced dried apricots and 500ml water.
For the rice: 600ml cold water, 400g white basmati rice, 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp turmeric.
For the onions: 5 tbsp oil, 3 large onions, finely sliced and 1 tsp salt.
For the saffron pour: 1 tsp saffron strands steeped in 100ml warm milk for 20 minutes.
See recipes by Nisha in her book titled: The Spice Tree: Indian Cooking Made Beautifully Simple available from Amazon now.