Meaning of zarda in English:

zarda

Pronunciation /ˈzəːdɑː/

noun

mass noun
  • Indian chewing tobacco flavoured with spices.

    ‘The flowers are used for making zarda, an indigenous flavoured tobacco.’
    • ‘Most of the kids chew on zarda, an addictive substance that kills hunger.’

Origin

From Persian and Urdu zardah, from Persian zard ‘yellow’.