Ingredients:

3 Olive Oil
3 Onions
3 1/2 Water
1 Lentils
1 Rice
1 Salt
2 Cumin

Directions:

Heat olive oil in skillet, saute the onions with 1 tsp cumin until lightly browned (can add some garlic too, if desired.
Remove 1/3 of the onions and set aside.
Continue cooking the rest of the onions until dark brown and black in places.
In the meantime, bring water to a boil in a saucepan, add the lentils, reduce heat, and cover, simmering for 15 minutes.
To the lentils, add the 1/3 lightly browned onions, rice, salt, and remaining 1 tsp cumin.
Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender.,
Remove from heat and stir in the well-browned onions.
Cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes.
Serve!
Especially good with chopped lettuce, tomatoes, and a dollop of yogurt or sour cream on top.
Also good with cooked spinach.