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Moroccan Tagine

Hello everyone,
   This is a recipe for Tagine which is a rich stew (I think !)The 
original recipe called for lamb and almonds but I have changed the lamb 
for carrots and butternut squash.(If anyone wants the original receipe 
you only have to ask!)

Tagine with Prunes
3 medium carrots cut in half and sliced into batons
about half a butternut squash peeled and cubed
1 tsp each ground ginger, turmeric and salt
1/2 tsp each of black pepper and cayenne
2 cinnamon sticks cut to 1" lengths
12oz chopped onion
400g/15oz tin chopped tomatoes
250g/8oz pack stoned prunes
Parsley or cilantro to garnish

Spray large pan with light spray oil add onions and spices and cook 
until onions are tender mixing occasionally
Add tomatoes and about half a can of water
Add carrots and squash
Cover and simmer for about 1 and a half hours
Add prunes and cook uncovered for 20/30 minutes until the prunes are 
softened and the liquid is a rich sauce.Watch the liquid and adjust 
thickness to you own taste.Serve over rice/couscous/bulghar 
wheat.Garnish with parsley or cilantro.