Iqbal Wahhab, founder of Roast restaurant in London’s Borough Market, has acquired Mooli’s, the Indian healthy fast-food concept based in Soho’s Frith Street, out of administration. It is understood that Wahhab has set up a new company to run and eventually roll out Mooli’s, which was founded by entrepreneurs Mathew Chandy and Sam Singh in 2009 and placed into administration earlier this month. It is thought that difficulties over accessing capital and the fact that the highly-thought of business couldn’t find further sites had contributed to to Mooli’s entering administration. It is understood that Singh has already left the business, while Chandy is currently overseeing a handover of the business to Wahhab, who is believed to be backed by some of the same investors in Roast. Wahhab, who also founded Cinnamon Club, believes that Mooli’s still has the potential for a rollout. Mooli's serves roti wraps filled with spiced meats, vegetables or paneer cheese and chutney to eat in or takeaway. The food offer is overseen by former Benares chef, Raju Rawat.

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