hello and welcome to hcm forum,
and palate is a condition which will interfere while chewing.
you have not mentioned about the nature of pain you have ,
this condition might have resulted from one of the many causes listed below,
bacterial infection,viral infection, or may be physical causes.
i would like to inform you that avoid hot, spicy food for some time.
maintain proper oral hygiene
if in case ,pain still persists, take an anti-inflammatory tablet and visit you dentist
i wish you good health.