cook elbow macaroni lentils and rice strain add all together in bowl and set aside
fry sliced onion in butter until nice and brown then put on paper towel to get excess oil off. you can add left over butter from onions to the pasta lentils and rice and toss..set back aside
now for your sauce fry onion until translucent in your oil then add garlic and fry until pale brown then add tomatoe paste salt pepper and red pepper flakes vinegar cumin and crushed tomatoes and 1 cup water...then add to blender and blend when your done with that add back to pan and cook for 45 minutes stirring occasionally
then you layer it in your bowl rice pasta lentil mixture a little sauce layer as much as you like then add chick peas to top and enjoy
i'm not a vegetarian but this would be perfect for a vegetarian dish...i enjoy cooking food from different cultures and i hope you enjoy this dish!!