The Top 10 Must-Try Dishes at Pasta Khan

Discover Pasta Khan's top dishes, from spicy noodles to tender lamb, in our culinary countdown.

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The Top 10 Must-Try Dishes at Pasta Khan

Nestled in the bustling streets of Melbourne, Pasta Khan offers a culinary voyage along the ancient Silk Road, right at your doorstep. Our menu, infused with the rich heritage of Uyghur cuisine and modern culinary techniques, presents a palette of flavors that are as diverse as they are unique. Here, we spotlight the top 10 dishes that have captivated the hearts and palates of our guests.

1. Shish Kebab

A classic that needs no introduction, our Shish Kebab is a testament to the art of grilling. Made from natural charcoal-grilled lamb skewers, this dish is celebrated for its smoky flavor and tender meat, marinated to perfection with a blend of spices that pay homage to traditional Uyghur recipes.

2. Beef Pastry (Goshnan)

Beef Pastry (Goshnan) is a delightful fusion of crispy pastry and savory filling, making it a must-try for anyone visiting Pasta Khan. This traditional Uyghur pie is stuffed with spiced meat and vegetables, cooked until golden brown. Its crispy exterior and juicy interior create a contrast that's irresistible.

3. Khan's Secret Fried Noodle

Our Secret Fried Spaghetti is a dish shrouded in mystery and rich flavors. A choice of lamb, beef, or chicken, stir-fried with chili, garlic, chives, and soy sauce, combines with spaghetti to offer a dish that's both innovative and comforting.

4. Khan's Gourmet Noodle

The Gourmet Noodle at Pasta Khan is a masterpiece of flavors and textures. Featuring your choice of lamb, beef, or chicken, with hot pepper and fungus served atop our signature hand-pulled noodles, this dish is a testament to the culinary craftsmanship that defines our kitchen.

5. Lamb Neck Noodle

A dish that showcases the tender and flavorful lamb neck, paired with our homemade sauce and hand-pulled noodles. The Lamb Neck Noodle is a hearty and warming dish, perfect for those seeking a taste of authentic Uyghur cuisine.

6. Lamb Tawa Kebab with Naan

Slow-cooked marinated lamb pieces, served with carrots, onions, capsicum, and spinach atop Uyghur naan, Tawa Kebab is a dish that perfectly encapsulates the essence of Silk Road cuisine. It's a flavorful journey through the rich tapestry of spices and ingredients that define our culinary heritage.

7. Beef in Black Pepper Sauce

For those who love a hint of spice, the Beef in Black Pepper Sauce is an exemplary choice. Tender beef stir-fried with onions, capsicums, and a robust black pepper sauce offers a spicy kick that is both exhilarating and satisfying.

8. Sweet Chili Eggplant

Our Sweet Chili Eggplant is a vegetarian delight that doesn't compromise on flavor. Braised eggplant with capsicum and onion in a sweet chili sauce provides a perfect balance of sweet, spicy, and savory notes.

9. Garlic Cucumber

A refreshing starter, the Garlic Cucumber is a simple yet flavorful dish that prepares your palate for the rich flavors to come. Crisp cucumber tossed in a mild garlic dressing, it's the perfect way to start your culinary adventure at Pasta Khan.

10. Lamb with Spring Onion

Rounding off our top 10 is the Lamb with Spring Onion, a dish that celebrates the simplicity of its ingredients. Stir-fried lamb with spring onions, it's a dish that's both humble and profoundly flavorful, embodying the spirit of Uyghur cuisine.

Each dish at Pasta Khan is a chapter in the storied culinary tradition of the Silk Road, reimagined for the modern diner. We invite you to explore these flavors and more at our restaurant, where every meal is a journey, and every bite is a discovery. Join us at Pasta Khan and taste the difference for yourself.


Pasta Khan's menu is a captivating journey through the rich flavors and culinary traditions of the Silk Road, reimagined for the modern palate. Each dish is a testament to the fusion of authentic Uyghur cuisine with contemporary dining experiences. From the signature hand-pulled pasta dishes to the exotic spices that season every bite, diners are invited to explore a world of taste that transcends boundaries.

Highlighted offerings such as "Khan's Secret Spaghetti" and "Lamb Neck Spaghetti" showcase the meticulous art of noodle making, while "Tiger Prawns Spaghetti" and "Vegan Spaghetti" cater to diverse tastes and dietary preferences. The "Lamb & Pasta Soup" and "Shish Kebab" reflect the depth of Uyghur culinary heritage, promising an unforgettable dining experience.

Moreover, the menu's diversity extends to "Beef Pastry," "Lamb Ribs Pilaf," and "Beef Pancakes," each dish a reflection of the intricate flavors and techniques that define Uyghur cuisine. The inclusion of vegan and vegetarian options, like the "Vermicelli Salad" and "Sweet Chili Eggplant," ensures that every guest finds something to savor.

Accompaniments such as "Naan Bread," "Plain Rice," and "Uyghur homemade sweet yogurt" complement the main courses, enhancing the overall dining experience. Beverages ranging from traditional "Pot of Tea" to refreshing "Ayran" and classic sodas offer the perfect pairing for the meal.

Pasta Khan invites you to dive into a world of rich flavors, where each dish serves as a portal to the Silk Road, reimagined for today's discerning diner. Visit us to savor the difference and embark on a culinary adventure that celebrates the art of hand-pulled noodles and the timeless traditions of Uyghur cuisine.

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