I am glad this recipe was among my grandmother’s written recipes as I remember this as a younger woman and it was savory and delicious. I don’t know where she got this recipe as we are not Hungarian. A little research told me that the main ingredients for goulash (Gúlyas), traditionally, are meat, paprika, and onions and are eaten with potatoes. Long before Hungaray was a state, nomads dried cooked meat in the sun and carried it around with them to be boiled in water for a stew or soup. Goulash varies, however, purist insist that it should not include wine, flour or sour cream before serving.