Mix all the ingredients together and knead. Roll the dough into bite-sized pieces and microwave for 2.5 minutes at 500w. Done! (You don't need to wrap them when microwaving.)
Mix in cocoa powder for a chocolate version. Kids love this. You could also use kinako, matcha or sesame seeds.
If you make double the amount, knead it well, otherwise you won't get the sticky texture.
Here is a curry version, made by adding curry powder. Tasty with a bit of a kick. The ones in the back are black sesame flavoured.
Story Behind this Recipe
I wanted to eat something that was healthy and filling, made of okara and easy to make when I was on a diet. I used what was in my kitchen and came up with this mochi-style snack. I always used butter and sugar, but this time I used brown sugar syrup and they were better than ever. They contain okara, so enjoy with liquid to fill your stomach. After eating them, your stomach will feel bloated, so don't eat too many!
If you microwave them too much, they will harden, so adjust the cooking time depending on the size of the dough and your microwave. If you end up cooking them too much and they harden, cover with plastic wrap and warm them up in the microwave, or boil them a little. A user told me this is a good way to get the sticky texture back. When they are done, you can freeze them and warm them up in the microwave when you want to eat them.