Chettinad chicken, or milagu kozhi varuval, gets its heat largely from the black pepper, and has a quite different flavour to dishes that predominantly use chilli for the heat. This is typical of dishes from this region.
This whole roast chicken, murgh musallam, is very popular in the north and north-eastern parts of India. Another great example of Mughal cuisine, it is mildly spiced, with a thick and rich sauce based on yoghurt and tomato.
The classic North Indian tanduri chicken. Originally from Persia, it is not hot, but has a gentle and subtle spice background. Part of the flavour comes from the slightly charred outside of the chicken.