Mix all ingredients into a medium pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Lower heat to a medium-low heat and cook covered for approx 50 minutes stirring after 25 minutes Let stand 15 minutes. Rice and lentils should be tender.
What I like to do is put pot back on burner for a few minutes after it has sat and kind of mash lentils into the rice. This gives it a creamier texture. This can also be done when you are ready to reheat at a later time. Just reheat in pan and lentils will mash as you stir.