Chop coarsely the green pepper, onion, almonds, raisins, and garlic. Or process in food processor 3 to 5 seconds; scrape sides and process an additional 3 to 5 seconds.
Sauté chopped mixture in shortening in a medium saucepan until lightly browned. Add cracker crumbs, chili powder, salt, anise seeds, and water; simmer 15 minutes. Set aside.
Place flour in a plastic or paper bag. Add 2 to 3 pieces of turkey to bag; shake well. Repeat with remaining turkey.
Heat 1 inch of oil in a large skillet to 350°; add turkey, and fry 20 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally.
Place skin side up in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish. Pour sautéed mixture over turkey. Add water to cover. Bake at 325° for 2 hours.