Rasam is an Indian speciality which is traditionally made with either potatoes or yellow lentils. It is basically a spiced soup and forms a tasty mattress for a steamed fillet of fish in Shaun Hill's John Dory recipe.
Shaun Hill is one of Britain's most enduringly successful chefs. He began his career in 1966, working for Robert Carrier in his Islington restaurant. He went on to work in some of London's most prestigious addresses including The Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge and Blakes in South Kensington