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Wash the curry leaves, fennel seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns and red rice separately, then place them on separate plates and leave to dry in the sun for a day.
Dry-roast the sun-dried and the remaining ingredients separately in a small wok or heavy-based frying pan over low heat for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant, shaking the pan continuously. Remove from the heat and transfer to a small bowl to cool.
Put all the cooled ingredients into a mortar and pestle (or spice grinder) and pound into a fine powder. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 months.
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