KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer guided India to a seven-wicket victory in the second T20I.
Martin Guptill was the top-scorer for the Kiwi innings with 33, but his departure slowed the hosts' run-rate.
Jasprit Bumrah (1/21) and Ravindra Jadeja (2/18) were economical as India restricted the Kiwis to 132/5 in 20 overs.
Tim Southee gave India an early scare as Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli departed in quick succession in the run-chase.
KL Rahul scored a second consecutive fifty, while Shreyas Iyer aided the batsman with a brilliant 44 as India registered a seven-wicket victory.