1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 pound winter squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 3 cups)
1 large yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
2/3 cup light coconut milk
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
    salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste