Place dried peppers in a mortar and grind into medium-sized pieces. Add oregano, salt, cumin, sugar, and peppercorns. Grind into a rough powder. Add garlic and continue to grind until a paste forms. Use a wooden spoon to mix the chile powder and paprika into the paste. Add the vinegar and water while stirring. Mix well.
Place ground turkey in a large bowl. Mix seasoning paste into turkey using your hands covered in clean rubber gloves. Allow mixture to rest in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before using in your favorite recipe.